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Biographical entry Eldridge, Kenneth George

Agricultural scientist, Forest Scientist and Plant geneticist


Kenneth George Eldridge was involved in about the 1970s with seed orchards capable of producing genetically improved trees. He estimated the overall wood volume gain from this program at 20 per cent over the first generation (about 20 years) with marked improvement in stem and branch quality.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions


  • Eldridge, Ken (Kenneth George) [], Eucalypt domestication and breeding (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993), 288 pp. Details


See also

Rosanne Walker