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Posted on August 24th, 2015 in Forestry, Gardening, Plants, Podcasts, Urban Forestry | No Comments »

What's a GMO? Making Trees Stronger, Got Nature podcastThe first topic in the series on the genetics behind trees focused on tree improvement. In this podcast, we are going to focus on the genetic modification of trees. Please join us as our host Rod Williams discusses this topic with Dr. Shaneka Lawson.  Dr. Lawson is a research plant physiologist with the USDA Forest Service-Northern Research Station.​

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What is a GMO? Making Trees Stronger, Got Nature? Podcasts
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Resources:
Transgenic Papaya in Hawaii and Beyond, genetic modification to papaya, The Journal of Agrobiotechnology Management & Economics

Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center (HTIRC)

Shaneka Lawson, USDA Forest Service-Research Plant Physiologist & FNR Adjunct Assistant Professor
USDA Forest Service-Northern Research Station

Rod Williams, Associate Professor of Wildlife Science
Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University


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