Growing and cultivating the forest genomics database, TreeGenes

  title={Growing and cultivating the forest genomics database, TreeGenes},
  author={Taylor Falk and Nic Herndon and Emily S. Grau and Sean Buehler and Peter Richter and Sumaira Zaman and Eliza M. Baker and Risharde Ramnath and Stephen P. Ficklin and Margaret E. Staton and Frank Alex Feltus and Sook Jung and Dorrie Main and Jill L. Wegrzyn},
  journal={Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation},
Abstract Forest trees are valued sources of pulp, timber and biofuels, and serve a role in carbon sequestration, biodiversity maintenance and watershed stability. Examining the relationships among genetic, phenotypic and environmental factors for these species provides insight on the areas of concern for breeders and researchers alike. The TreeGenes database is a web-based repository that is home to 1790 tree species and over 1500 registered users. The database provides a curated archive for… 

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