Canadian Forest Service Publications
Pour une forêt d'avenir : La génomique fonctionnelle. 2004. Séguin, A.; Isabel, N. Ressources naturelles Canada, Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides, Québec. L’éclaircie No. 14. 2 p.
Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 25081
Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)
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Until now, most research in tree genetic engineering has focussed on transferring genes from one organism to another to obtain a new silvicultural characteristic. The resulting transgenic plants have considerable economic potential, but their very existence raises questions and concerns about possible environmental impacts.
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Harnessing functional genomics to benefit forests. Branching out from the Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre. No. 14. (This document has been updated. Please see Branching out No. 68) (English)