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use of forest genetic resources in Europe


Scientific articles

Advances in ecological genomics in forest trees and applications to genetic resources conservation and breeding. Holliday, J, Aitken, S, Cooke, J., Fady, B., González-Martínez, S., Heuertz, M., Jaramillo-Correa, J., Lexer, C., Staton, M., Whetten, R., Plomion, C. 2016. Molecular Ecology.
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  • Swiss tourism magazine 'Terra Grischuna' highlighting GenTree on the occasion of sampling in Switzerland:
    Genetische Forschung mit Misoxer Nadelbäumen.
    Gugerli F, Rellstab C 2017. Terra Grischuna 1/2017: 29–31.
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  • Bavarian regional quarterly magazine published by the Bavarian State Institute of Forestry:
    'EU examines forest genetic resources' by Dr. Florian Knutzen und Gerhard Huber. (LWF aktuell Nr 113; 2/2017 ISSN 1435-4098). The article introduces GenTree, outlines the ongoing phenotypic and genetic investigations and highlights the importance of improved FGR management.
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  • GenTree celebrated by French agency on environement and energy as a success under EU H2020 funding:
    Réussites françaises – 30 projets européens à coordination française
    . Ademe. 2017. p.38. (in French)


'The forest genetics campsite' - a blog and repository about forest genetics, genomics and ecological genetics (by Ivan Scotti, INRA)


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