Lake Tahoe EIP

Evaluation of Montane Forest Genetic Resources in the Lake Tahoe Basin

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Action Priority
Conduct Applied Scientific Research
UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center
Primary Contact
Patricia Maloney (
2009 - 2013
Science Program Conduct Applied Scientific Research
Projects determines the patterns of adaptive genetic variation across the Lake Tahoe Basin for genes controlling ecologically important plant traits by genotyping individual adult sugar pines, and also determining the underlying genes that control adaptive phenotypic plasticity of sugar pine individuals for water-use efficiency, disease resistance, phenology, and growth.

Key Accomplishments

Accomplishments to be provided upon completion of project

Threshold Categories

  • Vegetation Preservation

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