A ‘tree editing’ breakthrough could take sustainable forestry to a whole new level

Source: Anthropocene

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Trees are a—sometimes surprising—source of many products in our daily lives, including paper, packaging, nappies, and even clothes.

Now a team of researchers prove they can edit tree genes to significantly amp up the amount of fiber pulp extracted from trees by 40%, making the pulp industry more efficient and even slashing its greenhouse gas emissions. 


Source: Anthropocene


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