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Table 1 Location of progeny trials and description of the climatea in their respective ecological districts

From: Rapid assessment of wood traits for large-scale breeding selection in Picea mariana [Mill.] B.S.P.

Vegetation subzone Mixed forest Boreal forest
Progeny trial Neigette Lac-Bellefontaine Plessis Rivière-Chicoutimi
Latitude (°N) 48°25′23″ 48°01′46″ 48°17′56″ 48°05′52″
Longitude (°W) 68°16′48″ 68°05′02″ 71°28′23″ 71°29′38″
Elevation (m) 216 427 256 428
DD5 (°C) 1415.5 1400.6 1456.5 1302.0
MAP (mm) 1035.0 1151.4 986.3 1069.5
MAT (°C) 2.9 1.9 2.2 1.5
GSL (days) 162.1 148.5 152.1 139.8
  1. DD5 degree days above 5 °C, MAP mean annual precipitation, MAT mean annual temperature, GSL growing season length.
  2. aSource of data: Régnière and Saint-Amant (2008)