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 Europe 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:
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.
Full project title: Optimizing the management and sustainable use of forest genetic resources in Europe
Duration: 1st March 2016 – 28 February 2020
Budget: 8 Million Euro (co-funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme)
Partners: GenTree brings together 22 public and private research organizations and enterprises, contributing a wide variety of skills, expertise and long-standing experience in the area of forest genetic resources. The project is coordinated by Institut national de la recherche agronomique (INRA), France.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020
research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 676876.
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