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IBBR Project #149

Optimising the management and sustainable use of forest genetic resources in Europe
Project ID 149
ID 0000000
Acronym GEN TREE
Project acronym and title Optimising the management and sustainable use of forest genetic resources in Europe
Contract -
Description The goal of GenTree is to provide the European forestry sector with better knowledge, methods and tools for optimising the management and sustainable use of forest genetic resources (FGR) in European in the context of climate change and continuously evolving demands for forest products and services. To reach its goal, GenTree will make scientific, technological and implementation breakthroughs in the following areas: (i) designing innovative strategies for dynamic conservation of FGR in European forests, (ii) broadening the range of FGR used by European breeding programmes, and (iii) preparing new forest management scenarios and policy frameworks fully integrating genetic conservation and breeding aspects, to adapt forests and forestry to changing environmental conditions and societal demands. GenTree focuses on economically and ecologically important tree species in Europe, growing in a wide range of habitats and covering different societal uses and values
Funding body EUROPEAN UNION
UOS Firenze
Role Partner
Signatory Vendramin Giovanni Giuseppe
Contact Person Vendramin Giovanni Giuseppe
Starting of activities 2016
Ending of activities 2020
Extension -
Amount (euro) 230500.00
Technological Area -
Technological Field Ottimizzazione dell’uso delle risorse naturali negli ecosistemi agricoli e forestali
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Istituto di Bioscienze e Biorisorse (IBBR/CNR)
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