Funding for this research was provided by:
Universitat Politècnica de València (PAID-05-11, PAID-05-11)
Secretaría de Estado de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación (AGL2014-57431-P, BIO2016-77776-P)
Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (CGL2015-69773-C2-2-P MINECO/FEDER)
Generalitat Valenciana (DESESTRES, AICO/2018/300)
Received: 26 March 2018
Accepted: 3 October 2018
First Online: 16 October 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Seeds used in this study were obtained from the Spanish national center of forest genetic resources El Serranillo, in Guadalajara (Spain) and were provided by Ana Aguado, forest engineer of the Ministry of Environment, Rural and Marine affairs, according to the terms of the contract subscribed between the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) and the public partnership TRAGSA entitled: “Study of seedling quality and field performance of 12 seed sources of <i>Pinus halepensis</i> Mill.”. This contract was in agreement with all the Spanish and European regulations on the subject.
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