Subject: American beech | Biotechnology | QH426-470 | Genetics | Research Article | Association mapping | Beech bark disease | Resistance genes | TP248.13-248.65
Background The American Beech tree (Fagus grandifolia Ehrh.), native to eastern North America, is ecologically important and provides high quality wood products. This species is susceptible to beech bark disease (BBD) and is facing high rates of mortality in North Ameri... View more
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