2.08.03 - Improvement and culture of eucalypts


Yaojian Xie, China


Roger Arnold, 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.