Spring 2016

SCRI & WSU Katie McKeever (Power Point)

Screening Abies for Resistance to Phytophthora Root Rott (Word)

A survey of Phytophthora species causing root rot of Abies in U.S. Christmas tree farms (Word)

PDF icon Distinguishing Root Rot Pathogens Symptoms

PDF icon The ABCs of Building Your Own Seed Orchard

PDF icon Building a Better Christmas Tree:

CoFirGE Project

PDF icon Collaborative Fir Germplasm Evaluation Project

Conifer Species Information

PDF icon Stumping Height, Crown Position, and Age of Parent Tree Influence Rooting of Stem Cutting of Fraser Fir

PDF iconGenetic Variation of Spring Frost Damage in 3-year-old Fraser Fir Christmas Tree Plantations

PDF iconExotic Fir Research in North Carolina


PDF iconPostharvest Characteristics of Caanan Fir and Fraser Fir Christmas Trees

PDF iconPost-Harvest Pests on Christmas Trees - CONTROL ON THE RETAIL LOT

PDF iconPostharvest Quality of Noble and Nordmann Fir Christmas Trees

PDF iconChristmas Trees - Eric Hinesley and Gary Chastagner

Phytophthora Root Rot

PDF icon Phytophthora Root Rot Mortality in Fraser Fir Seedlings

PDF icon Seedling resistance to Phytophthora cinnamomi in the genus Abies

PDF icon Genetic variation in resistance to Phytophthora cinnamomi in seedlings of Two Turkish Abies species

PDF icon Variation in Resistance to Phytophthora Root Rot in Turkish and Trojan Fir


PDF icon Grafting Fraser Fir onto Rootstocks of Selected Abies Species

PDF icon Growth Stage, Auxin Type, and Concentration Influence Rooting of Virginia Pine Stem Cuttings

PDF icon Embryogenic tissue initiation and somatic embryogenesis in Fraser fir (Abies fraseir [Pursh] Poir.)

PDF icon Results of Czech-American cooperation in interspecific fir hybridization in 2008 and 2009

PDF icon Recent results of Czech-American fir hybridization research

PDF icon Control-Pollination of Fraser Fir

PDF icon Growth Stage, Auxin Type, and Concentration Influence Rooting of Stem Cuttings of Fraser Fir

PDF icon Improving the Rooting Capacity of Stem Cuttings of Virginia Pine by Severe Stumping of Parent Trees

PDF icon Grafting Fraser Fir (Abies fraseri): Effect of Grafting Date, Shade, and Irrigation

PDF icon Grafting Fraser Fir (Abies fraseri): Effect of Scion Origin (Crown Position and Branch Order)

PDF icon Clonal Christmas Trees

PDF icon Propagation Fraser Fir

Genetic Improvement

PDF iconGenetic Improvement of Virginia Pine Planting Stock for Christmas Tree Production in South Carolina


PDF iconIsolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in Fraser fir (Abies fraseri)

PDF iconGenetic variation and population structure in Fraser fir (Abies fraseri): a microsatellite assessment of young trees

PDF iconGenetic Variation in Early Growth and Bud Production among Natural Populations of Fraser Fir

PDF iconEvolutionary history of two endemic Appalachian conifers revealed using microsatellite markers

PDF iconTwo novel techniques to screen Abies seedlings for resistance to the balsam woolly adelgid, Adelges piceae

PDF iconNatural variation and genetic parameters in Fraser fir for growth and Christmas tree traits

PDF iconSingle - and multiple-trait index selection efficiencies in Fraser fir Christmas trees

PDF iconSeed Source Variation for Growth and Quality Traits of Fraser Fir Christmas Trees: Rotation Age Results

PDF iconGenetic Improvement of Christmas Trees

PDF iconGeographic Variation in Fraser Fir

PDF iconSeed Source Variation for Height and Crown Traits of Fraser Fir Christmas Trees

PDF iconThe Tree Improvement Process

PDF iconBuilding a better variety of Virginia pine. Am. Christmas Tree J. 49(5):14-16.

Consortium Partners

Penn State University

National Christmas Tree Assoc.

NC State University

Michigan State University

Washington State University

UC Davis University of California