Scientific Summaries


Scientific Summary No. 10

The latest scientific summary reports about the findings of a conference on multi-purpose trees.

Natural forests in the tropics are being destroyed at an estimated rate of 8-10 million hectares per year. Appropriate policies, scientific concepts and technologies have to be developed for the sustainable use of the remaining forests and the newly established plantations. Suitable strategies must be worked out for the genetic improvement and enhanced production of Multipurpose Trees (MPTS) to meet the needs of the increasing population.

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