Optimizing the management and sustainable
use of forest genetic resources in Europe

Work package 4

Work package 4

Leader: Uppsala Universitet (UU)

The goal of this work package is to quantify key demographic and selection processes affecting genomic diversity

  • Create a next-generation genetic diversity map for seven key European forest tree species, identifying life-history traits and population features associated with high levels of genetic diversity.
  • Associate genetic variation to environmental variables.
  • Infer past population transfers and demography.
  • Use a multi-scale (from local to species-wide) sampling scheme to infer the spatial scale of gene flow and local adaptation and identify alleles under local adaptation.

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