Proceedings of Past Forest Nursery Association Meetings:
|Strategic Plans for the Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center
|Michler, Charles H. ; Woeste, Keith E.
|1999: Ames, IA
|The mission of the Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center (HTIRC) at Purdue University is to advance the science of hardwood tree improvement and genomics in the central hardwood region of the United States by:
- Developing and disseminating knowledge on improving the genetic quality of hardwood tree species,
- Conserving fine hardwood germplasm,
- Developing elite hardwood trees for restoration and regeneration of sustainable hardwood forests and riparian zones for production of forest products and maintenance of genetically diverse ecosystems, and
- Developing recognized and respected science leaders in hardwood forest genetics.
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