Seed orchard conference Korea Sept 2009
IUFRO Working Party 2.09.01
WP 2.09.01 Seed Orchards hold a conference from September 8 to 11, 2009 in Jeju Island, Republic of Korea. A proceedings with
abstracts is available here.
This webpage is the homepage of the conference. How it looked like before the conference 090906 .
There were 92 participants. 25 oral presentations and 45 posters were presented. Among overseas visitors, Sweden had the largest delegation.
A business meeting was hold. It was decided that the next WP seed orchard meeting is planned for in Turkey 2012 with Nebi Bilir as responsible. On behalf of the WP, a book about seed orchards will be edited by Prof. Yousry A. El-Kassaby (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Photos from the conference and adjacent activities are now on the web!!
Some conference related photos have been placed on this web.
of the conference
The aim of the conference was to present recent advances and to review the state-of-the-art concerning, techniques and methods related to genetics of seeds and seed orchards; in particular the link between long-term breeding and seed orchards, management of seed production; flowering; injuries and protection; economics; seed management, physiology and technology, seed dormancy; testing and storage; gene conservation. Aspects could impact on forests and ecosystems at the stand, the landscape, the national and the global level. Of special interest is seed orchards in the perspective of changing environment and global warming. The main theme of the conference was suggested to be seed orchards and the link to long-term tree breeding in response to climate change
Organized by Korea Forest Research Institute (KFRI)
Sponsored by Korea Forest Seed and Variety Centre (KFSVC)
Seed orchards are the most important interface between forestry and tree breeding. Seed orchards are one of the tools in the fight against global warming, and a better seed orchard means a better future. During the conference, an IUFRO WP business meeting will be held to discuss and exchange ideas about the future, a seed orchard book, next meeting etc.
※ The scientific part of the conference started 09/09/09 at 09:09 am.
This web is managed by Dag Lindgren on behalf of Kyu-Suk Kang, last edit 140526
The major web site of the Seed Orchard Working Party. is on this web.
There is an IUFRO Seed Orchard Working Party web site