New technique to help pine forests adapt to climate change, bioenergy use

The improved forests will stem from a genetic technique the researchers have developed that can create new tree varieties in half the time it takes current breeding methods.

The technique, detailed in a study published online Wednesday by the journal New Phytologist, is expected to increase the security and competitiveness of the U.S. forestry industry.

via New technique to help pine forests adapt to climate change, bioenergy use.

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