Loblolly and Slash Pine Seedlings bred for improved volume gain and quality traits
Open Pollinated (OP) Loblolly and Slash Pine Tree Seedlings
Increased Forest Productivity
Improved Straightness, Disease, and Fusiform Rust Resistance
Greater Financial Returns
By planting OP Loblolly pine and Slash pine seedlings you will benefit from improved key genetic traits of each of these members of the southern pines, such as straightness, fusiform rust and disease resistance, and volume unique to this type of pine tree. These improvements will boost forest productivity and your financial return.
Experience Better Productivity and Financial Returns from Your Forest Land
Improved Forest Productivity
Less disease, less fusiform rust infection
Better log quality
Higher volume gain
Higher Financial Returns
Earlier thinnings means more money sooner
More volume and better logs mean more money at harvest
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Customized seedling selection
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ArborGen Open Pollinated (OP) Pine Seedlings
Our OP Pine seedlings are categorized based on the percentile of the genetic material used to improve them.
Top 25% – 11% of OP families in a geographic region with above-average ratings for volume gain and quality traits over the unimproved local check.
Top 10% – 4% in the Loblolly Pine and top 10% – 3% in the Slash Pine OP families in a geographic region with even better ratings for volume gain and quality traits over the unimproved local check.
Top 3% in Loblolly and Slash Pine OP families for a geographic region with the highest ratings in volume growth and quality traits in OP families.
Our Open Pollinated (OP) Pine Seedlings are:
A blended cross between a known, superior mother tree with a healthy lateral root structure and an unknown father tree that highlights the heartiness renowned in the typical slash pine or loblolly pine of the southern pine family.
In our 1,000 acres of seed orchards from Georgia to Texas, we produce seed best adapted for your planting zone or pine site.
Generated from our genetic field trials, our orchard trees are well-tested for superior genetics.
With more than 35 years in operation, our seed orchard genetics have continuously evolved and improved.
Highly Automated Somatic Embryogenis Production Platform
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