Biodiversity and Bioresources

Lethbridge RDC’s germplasm and rumen microbe collections support research programs by providing a long-term repository of microbial diversity. The world-class collection includes anaerobic rumen fungi, a broad representation of rumen bacteria including those that are prominent in fiber digestion, and plant-associated fungi and bacteria (pathogenic and non-pathogenic isolates).

Successful Solutions

  • Developed novel plant and animal cell cultures and methods, and genetic altering technologies that facilitate increasing agricultural productivity and environmental performance while building capacity to cope with threats along the agriculture value chain.
5403 1st Avenue South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4B1
Canada
(403) 327-4561

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