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GRIPP Director Dr. Praveen Saxena Featured in Pictures by Globe and Mail

GRIPPs Cryobiology Program for Protecting Plant Biodiversity Featured by Globe and Mail

In a small, windowless room at the University of Guelph, Praveen Saxena peruses a shelf packed with little green shoots growing in pint-sized bottles of liquid nutrients.

There are thousands of individual plants from several species, mostly laboratory cultures of trees – including the stately American elm – that are at risk from disease, climate change or encroaching development…

Globe and Mail – Guelph scientist turns to cryogenics to protect trees