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Molecular genetics and the effort to conserve southern hemlocks decimated by the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Author(s):

Robert M. Jetton
Lia Campbell
John M. Hastings
William S. Dvorak

Year:

2019

Publication type:

Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Primary Station(s):

Southern Research Station

Source:

35th Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference

Description

An exotic insect is decimating populations of the two hemlock species native to the eastern United States, eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis), a widespread and ecologically impo1iant tree species, and Carolina hemlock (T. caroliniana), a rare species endemic to the Southern Appalachian Mountains.

Citation

Potter, Kevin M.; Jetton, Robert M.; Campbell, Lia; Hastings, John M.; Josserand, Sedley A.; Hipkens, Valerie D.; Nelson, C. Dana; Dvorak, William S. 2019. Molecular genetics and the effort to conserve southern hemlocks decimated by the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. Absract 35th Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference. 1 p.

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