Program 233

AIRDATE:04/14/07

PROMO: Molecular biologist Dr. Andre Laroche envisions a genetically improved triticale for bioproducts

SFMN research delivers Old Growth Forest Strategy says Bowater's Jonathan Kerstead and Dalhousie's Dr. Peter Duinker and Tony Pesklevits

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TITLE: Dr. Andre Laroche, Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge Research Station
SUBJECT: #233 Genome Alberta Conference: Bioengineering Triticale Wheat
SYNOPSIS: As a cereal crop, triticale is an old stalwart of the prairies. But with a few tweaks of its genome, it might find new life in Alberta’s future bio-economy. That’s the hope of Molecular biologist Dr. Andre Laroche.

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TITLE: Jonathan Kerstead, Environment Supervisor, Bowater Inc., Liverpool, Nova Scotia
SUBJECT: #233 SFMN Conference: Old Growth Strategy Project
SYNOPSIS: Old trees – everybody loves them. But when it gets down to truly defining what an old growth forest really is, that seems to be a very difficult task. Researchers from Dalhousie University offered some advice to all foresters at the recent Sustainable Forest Management Network Conference in Edmonton.

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TITLE: Dr. Peter Duinker, Professor, School of Resource and Environmental Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax
SUBJECT: #233 SFMN Conference: Old Growth Strategy Project
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TITLE: Tony Pesklevits, Research Associate, School of Resource and Environmental Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax
SUBJECT: #233 SFMN Conference: Old Growth Strategy Projeect
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