Margaret O’Donnell

Scientific Officer SupportMargaret O’Donnell

Email: margaret.o’

Tel: +44 (0)300 067 5900
Tel direct: +44 (0)300 067 5967
Fax: +44 (0)131 445 5124

Forest Research
Northern Research Station
Midlothian EH25 9SY

Margaret O’Donnell joined Forest Research in 1977. Originally employed by Physiology Branch and then Tree Improvement Branch she is now responsible for research on somatic embryogenesis and cryopreservation of Sitka spruce. She also advises on aspects of conifer flowering.

Current role

Scientific Officer Support

  • Carries out experiments on somatic embryogensis of Sitka spruce and assesses results
  • Carries out experiments on the cryopreservation of Sitka spruce and assess results
  • Advises on flowering in conifers.

Current programmes

Breeding and production of conifers
Scientific Officer Support