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- Gill, Geoffrey P., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- United States Department of Agriculture patents 2008 no.US 7,396,921 B2
- Pinus taeda; cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase; mutation; alleles; lignification; single nucleotide polymorphism; genetic techniques and protocols; patents; USDA; United States
- ... Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) is the most important commercial tree species in the USA harvested for pulp and solid wood products. Increasing the efficiency of chemical pulping may be achieved through the manipulation of genes involved in the lignin biosynthetic pathway. A null allele of cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase (CAD) has been discovered in the loblolly pine clone 7-56 which displays altere ...