Development of microsatellite markers for the pine needle blight pathogen, Dothistroma pini
19 September, 2016
Dothistroma needle blight of Pinus
spp. is a serious disease that can be caused by two distinct fungal species: Dothistroma septosporum
& D. pini
. Dothistroma septosporum
has a broad pine host range, a worldwide distribution and has caused many serious epidemics.
Engineering professor using NASA satellite data to forecast forest fires
14 September, 2016
Imagine being able to accurately predict where forest fires might
strike - even in the most remote locations in the province - using
freely accessible data from a NASA satellite. This is the work of Quazi Hassan, a geomatics engineering associate professor...