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Thursday, May 16 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
CC-NBS-LRR Gene Resistance to WPBR in White Pines

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White Pine Blister Rust is decimating populations of white pines. Protection of this species is vital for economic and social purposes. Jermstad et al. found a specific gene in Pinus lambertiana that may confer resistance to WPBR. Techniques include DNA amplification using polymerase chain reaction. Current results failed to find a clear separation between known resistant trees and known susceptible trees. But, new data has been sequenced and is ready to be tested to continue the work.

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Thursday May 16, 2019 12:00pm - 1:30pm AKDT
Rogue River Room Stevenson Union
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