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Media highlight: Dalhousie research team celebrates innovative Christmas tree development

Posted by Communications and Marketing on December 13, 2017 in Media Highlights

Christmas tree growers have long had the sense that if the genetic codes from the best balsam fir trees were somehow isolated and manufactured to create a super genetic code, they could grow trees with the best needle retention, the best colour, the best aroma, the most effective pest resistance capabilities, and the most attractive architecture. The technologies Dr. Rajasekaran
Lada’s Chtistmas tree research team have developed will allow them to do just that. 

Read full story (http://www.thechronicleherald.ca/nowns/courage/1528542-celebrating-innovative-christmas-tree-research)