Last changed: 21 January 2015

The topics of the research that is mainly performed by the Asa Research Station is:


Forest regeneration

  • Damage to vegetation, insects, wildlife and frost
  • Scarification
  • Shelterwoods

Forest production

  • Fertilization and irrigation
  • Damage from thinning, insects and root rot
  • Pre-commercial thinning
  • Quality thinning
  • Species trials

Impact on soil and water chemistry

  • Woodland Liming
  • Ash recycling
  • Sludge fertilization
  • Silvicultural methods

Impact on forest ecology

  • Ungulate browsing
  • Silvicultural methods

Strength of wood-based products

  • Glulam beams
  • Glulam discs
  • Cardboard boxes