Story: Forestry research

Cloned radiata pine shoots

Cloned radiata pine shoots

A technician trims tissue culture in the Tasman Forestry Tissue Culture Laboratory at Te Teko in 1985. Researchers have investigated various ways of mass-producing trees without seed, including taking cuttings and using tissue-culture techniques.

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Margaret Richardson, 'Forestry research - Growing better trees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Margaret Richardson, published 24 Nov 2008