Student: Tuuli Aaro
The project involves identifying the key molecular regulators and mechanisms of Norway Spruce frost acclimation using gene editing tools. Using this information, also the breeding opportunities of Norway Spruce cold acclimation are determined with special emphasis on warming climate.
Main supervisor: Vaughan Harry (SLU, Umeå)
Co-supervisor/industry partner: Björn Sundberg (Stora Enso)