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Super Forests

While our ancestors were able to promote the development of agriculture through traditional selection methods, Jean Bousquet’s goal is to revolutionize forestry through genomic selection. His appro (...)

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Genomics protecting our forests from pests

Did you know that aliens are threatening our forests? If the latest science fiction movie comes to mind, think again!  Picture a natural disaster film instead.

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Genomics Joins the Fight Against the Spruce Budworm

Scientist and university professor John MacKay has discovered that spruce have a gene naturally resistant to the budworm, the most destructive insect affecting our forests.

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