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2.08.07 - Genetics and silviculture of acacias


3rd IUFRO Acacia Conference 2020: Embracing Transformation for Sustainable Management of Industrial Forest Plantations

online; 26-28 October 2021

Non-native acacias have become dominant components of many SE Asian plantation landscapes. They are increasingly being threatened by insect pests and pathogens. Regional collaboration in SE Asia is urgently needed to lower the arrival and subsequent movement of invasive pests and pathogens and to better manage damage to trees by 'new encounter# or established pests. The theme of the 3rd IUFRO Acacia Conference "Embracing Transformation for Sustainable Management of Industrial Forest Plantation" will address the application of technology and innovation in upstream and downstream R&D. Researchers, plantation managers and policy makers from around the world are encouraged to participate. The conference will share knowledge, research findings and experience from different disciplines, discuss current issues on IFP management and ways forward, and strengthen collaboration among participants. The conference will include invited and contributed presentations, posters, exhibition and post-conference tours.



IUFRO INAFOR Joint International Conference 2017, "Promoting Sustainable Resources from Plantations for Economic Growth and Community Benefits"

The International Union of Forestry Research Organisations (IUFRO) Working Party 2.08.07 on Acacia Genetics and Silviculture is convening a Joint Conference with the Indonesian Forestry Research Agency (FORDA). Therefore, a broader theme has been adopted and presentations related to plantation resources as described in the second conference announcement may be accepted.

Please visit the conference website at for more details. We look forward to seeing you at the conference!