Forest and Plant Productivity

The research of the Forest and Plant Productivity cluster is relevant to: plant growth and development; plant response to environment; plant genomics; fundamental mechanisms underlying tree and crop development; bio-products derived from renewable resources.

The cluster is comprised of an internationally recognized interdisciplinary team of plant biologists who have outstanding records of obtaining funding for basic and applied research projects on forestry and plant biology.

Cluster Leads

Shawn Mansfield

Lacey Samuels

The cluster will comprise of faculty members in the Faculty of Forestry, Botany, Michael Smith Laboratories, Biodiversity and the Faculty of Land and Food Systems