Image Number: 0010002

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Harvesting
Description:
Sometimes, seed orchards are established to produce seed of trees that have been specially selected for fast growth or pest resistance. In this slide, seeds of western white pine (Pinus monticola) are being collected at the seed orchard at the Coeur d’ Alene Nursery in Idaho. This seed orchard was established using plant material selected for resistance to the white pine blister rust fungus (Cronartium ribicolae)
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Field

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United States

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There is no applicable taxonomy of higher classification for this subject.

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Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Pinus
Subject: Pinus monticola Dougl. ex D. Don
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Image uploaded:
Monday, January 1, 1990
Image last updated:
Saturday, January 23, 2016