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2014-09-18

IUFRO News Vol. 43, Issue 9, September 2014

This issue highlights recent IUFRO meetings on uneven-aged forestry, five-needle pines, poplars, forest utilization and ergonomics, tree breeding, ecological economics, among other things.


In addition to information on new publications and upcoming meetings, this issue includes several reports from IUFRO meetings on a wide variety of topics. 

The IUFRO Sixth International Poplar Symposium, for example, focused on the theme of "Domestication of Populus and Salix: how far have we come, and how far do we still have to go?" The 2014 IUFRO Forest Tree Breeding Conference discussed breeding theory, population genetics and the role of adaptation in forest tree breeding, and the integration of genomics into traditional forest tree breeding programs. The Global Forum of Ecological Economics in Forestry offered a unique opportunity for scientists to review the current issues and theoretical development in ecological economics in forestry. Also read the two scientific summaries on five-needle pines research and uneven-aged forestry!


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