|Title||Differences in healing effects of some trees: effects of genes and growing environment|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Keywords||Anti Diabetic Plant Project, traditional knowledge|
This is a plain-language version of the summary of Anna Bailie’s thesis, titled “Phytogeography, genetic variation and antioxidant properties of Sorbus ssp. (Mushkuminanatikw) in the James Bay Cree
The goal of Anna’s work was to look at how genes and the growing environment affect the ingredients in two related trees—showy mountain ash and American mountain ash. In turn, this work will help address a much broader question: How and why do plants develop ingredients that are healing for humans?
Differences in healing effects of some trees: effects of genes and growing environment