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U.S. Forest Service
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United States Department of Agriculture

National Forest Genetics Laboratory (NFGEL)

Integrating genetics into management

The National Forest Genetics Laboratory (NFGEL) provides genetic testing and information for integrated solutions to on-the-ground problems faced by natural resource managers and policy makers. Solutions are provided for public agencies, non-government organizations, and private industries across the United States, often spanning geographical and organizational boundaries.

Genetic data generated at NFGEL over the last 25 years is used across the country to improve management decisions.

Word cloud displaying various genetics related terms.