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2.08.03 - Improvement and culture of eucalypts


Yaojian Xie, China


Balmelli Gustavo, Uruguay

About Unit

This Unit concerns all eucalypt species of commercial use around the world. Key research areas are: (1) a better understanding of the genetics of the genus; (2) appropriate breeding and genetic conservation strategies and effective silvicultural practices. The aim is to ensure a sustainable exploitation of this forest plantation resource in both the short- and long-term.