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A greenhouse seed orchard to improve maritime pine seed production

Major difficulties face those seeking to produce improved Maritime pine seed.  These include invasive pests […]

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How to genotype hundreds of trees in a blink of an eye?

Dr Tanja Pyhäjärvi , University of Oulu, Finland

All breeding is based on genetic
differences among […]

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PhD position available exploring ‘Demo-genetic tipping points in forests facing disturbance’

Want to take part in B4EST?

A PhD position is available at INRA Avignon, exploring […]

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Making the management of genetic diversity in forest tree breeding efficient, flexible and fast

The use of genomic information for tree selection has the potential to identify more accurately […]

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New research fellow starts with B4EST

Abdou Rahmane Wade has just started his PhD within the INRA team in Orléans. […]

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What plant materials should we use and how should they be managed to provide Europe with healthy and productive forests in a future climate?

The Ålbrunna Norway spruce seed orchard. Currently the main provider of improved plant material in […]

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Investigating how tree characteristics interact to help us produce ‘good’ trees in a changing environment.

Although in tree biology we often study single characteristics or ‘traits’, we know that in […]

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Assessing the biological and climatic factors affecting the productivity and resilience of trees.

B4EST began in May 2018, and is a Horizon2020 EU funded project led by Dr […]

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Adaptive breeding for productive, sustainable and resilient forests under climate change

Climate change can increase forest vulnerability to damage and disease, reduce forest health and productivity, […]

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