2.02.23 - Breeding and genetic resources of Asian conifers


Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding: Past Progress and Future Prospects

Joint Symposium of the Japanese Society of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (FGTB) and IUFRO's Working Party on Breeding and Genetic Resources of Asian Conifers
online; 12 November 2022, 9:30 am JST (11 November 2022 EST)

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Japanese Society of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, the international symposium, 'Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding: Past progress and Future prospects', is organized which will be held as a part of Division 2 activity in IUFRO. Five outstanding keynote speakers on forest genetics and forest tree breeding are invited. The symposium will be held virtually via Zoom and is open to anyone who is interested in the topics of the symposium. The conference language is English with simultaneous Japanese translation.

Deadline for the online registration4 November 2022.

Event website:  https://fgtb10th.jp/  


The IUFRO Seed Orchard conference 2019 - Seed Orchards and Climate Change

Nanjing, China; 14-16 October 2019. IUFRO Units involved: 2.09.01, 2.09.03, 2.04.02, 2.02.23, 2.02.07.

The goal of this conference is to provide the opportunity for scientists, students and managers of seed orchards and forest regeneration to exchange the most recent scientific advances related to forest tree seed orchards and their integration in the forestry practice. Areas that will be encompassed at the conference include, but are not limited to, the link between seed orchards and long-tem tree breeding; seed orchard design and management; forest pathology in relation to seed production, seed testing and storage; seed physiology and technology; forest economics; genetic resources and gene conservation; progeny testing; and interaction of seed orchards with related disciplines.

Details: http://seedorchard2019.njfu.edu.cn/