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Genetic behavior reveals cause of death in poplars essential to ecosystems, industry

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Phys.org

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2018-10-19

Scientists studying a valuable, but vulnerable, species of poplar have identified the genetic mechanism responsible for the species' inability to resist a pervasive and deadly disease. Their finding, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could lead to more successful hybrid poplar varieties for increased biofuels and forestry production and protect native trees against infection.

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https://phys.org/news/2018-10-genetic-behavior-reveals-death-poplars.html