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 (…)
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.
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.