In Memory of Carl Mohn, Emeritus Professor

Carl Mohn

Carl Mohn, a long-time faculty member in the Department of Forest Resources, passed away on August 8, 2019. Carl was a professor at the University of Minnesota from 1970 to 1997, teaching dendrology and forest genetics, advising numerous graduate students and researching forestry genetics focusing on forest tree improvement through selection and breeding. In doing so, he was a key contributor and cooperator in Lake States and Canadian tree improvement efforts especially for the major coniferous tree species, cottonwoods, aspen and hybrid poplar and hybrid aspen tree improvement.  Carl was also instrumental in establishing the Minnesota Tree Improvement Cooperative and in bringing the Aspen/Larch Genetics program to the University of Minnesota. The Department of Forest Resources expresses our heartfelt condolences to Carl’s family.

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