2.02.00 - Conifer breeding and genetic resources

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2017-05-24

5th International Conference on Conservation of Forest Genetic Resources

Gomel, Belarus; 2–7 October 2017.

At the conference information on innovative approaches in conservation, reproduction and rational use of forest genetic resources (FGR), protection of forests and increase in their efficiency and stability in the conditions of the changing environment will be provided and discussed; the international experience of scientific, educational and forestry enterprises on studying and preservation of FGR will be generalized; problems of practical applications of modern scientific achievements in 2 conservation of FGR and the prospects of activation of innovative process in forestry will be discussed.

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Coordinator:

Konstantin (Kostya) Krutovsky, Germany

Deputies:

Thomas D. Byram, United States

Vyacheslav V. Tarakanov, Russian Federation

About Unit

This Research Group has the objective of genetically improving the growth and other properties of major coniferous tree species. It is also concerned with the identification and distribution of genetic variation in forest trees and with the preservation of genetic resources of conifers for the future.


State of Knowledge

Christophe Plomion, INRA, Cestas, France; Jean Bousquet, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada; Chittaranjan Kole, Clemson University, South Carolina, USA.
Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Conifers
August 10, 2011 by Science Publishers - 480 Pages
http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781578087198


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2017-10-02
2017-10-07
5th International Conference on Conservation of Forest Genetic Resources Gomel, Belarus

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