THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources
Committee on the Potential for Biotechnology to Address Forest Health
Forest Health and Biotechnology: Possibilities and Considerations
This new report, from the AffiliateMarketIngtools of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, examines the potential use of biotechnology for mitigating threats to forest tree health and identifies the ecological, economic, and social implications of deploying biotechnology in forests. This report also develops a research agenda to address knowledge gaps about the application of the technology.
These briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on January 8, 2019 and can be found, in its entirety, on .