Restoration of threatened species: a noble cause for transgenic trees

Abstract

Some of the first applications of transgenic trees in North America may be for the conservation or restoration of threatened forest trees that have been devastated by fungal pathogens or insect pests. In some cases, where resistance has yet to be found in the natural population of a tree species, incorporating genes from other organisms may offer the only… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11295-006-0050-4

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