5.16.00 - Wood identification
2022 International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy, December 9-12, 2022, China
The 2022 International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy and the 9th IAWA-China Group Annual Meeting will be held on December 9-12, 2022 in Guangzhou, China. The theme of the conference is “Wood Anatomy and Wood Utilization - Future for Ecozoic Era and Community”. The meeting is organized by International Association of Wood Anatomists (IAWA), IAWA China Group and South China Agricultural University, co-sponsored by Division 5 (5.16.00 and 5.06.00) of International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) and International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS).
PhD candidates or early career researchers who have completed their PhD no longer than five years are cordially invited to submit their abstracts by October 20th, 2022, and to attend the International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy open in the afternoon of December 10th and in the morning of December 11th, 2022. The newly established Sherwin Carlquist Award by IAWA will be given to excellent speakers of the Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy with certificates and grants.
Please visit http://www.iawa-website.org/en/Meeting/Future_Meetings/article_204.shtml for more details.
A new article on inference of origin of Pterocarpus wood by chemical method
A new article on the inference of origin of Pterocarpus wood by chemical method authored by Cady Lancaster et al. was recently published. The article is available:
The 8th IAWA-China Group Annual Meeting and 2021 International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy
The 8th IAWA-China Group Annual Meeting and 2021 International Youth Forum for Wood Anatomy was held online on November 13-14, 2021, organized by IAWA-China Group in Chengdu, China, co-sponsored by IUFRO and IAWS together. More details please visit: http://iawa-website.org/en/News/article_192.shtml
The abstracts (both in English and Chinese) of this meeting are available online under the download menu of the IAWA website (http://www.iawa-website.org/en/Downloads/Publications/index.shtml). You may find worthwhile researches about recent progress of Wood Identification.
In 2022, IAWA with IUFRO and IAWS will co-organized the 9th IAWA-China Group annual meeting at South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China.
5.16.00 Session for IUFRO WORLD DAY 2021
During the IUFRO World Day held on September 28th-29th 2021, Research Group 5.16.00 provided a pre-recorded presentation for organizing a Static Session: Advancing Wood Identification to Promote A Sustainable Supply Chain of Forest Products. Contributions from IUFRO Headquarter, Division 5 and all members of 5.16.00 are much appreciated.
The video of presentation is available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWRtvj7OKkY
A VIDEO ABOUT NIRS TECHNOLOGY FOR WOOD VENEER IDENTIFICATION
A three-minute video about NIRS technology for wood veneer identification was published by research team led by Dr. Tereza Pastore of Forest Products Laboratory, Brazilian Forest Service. The video is available at: