FRAS-future silviculture in southern Sweden
The research program FRAS, "future silviculture in southern Sweden", is a co-operation between SLU, Skogforsk and the Linné University. The main core of the program is 6 new PhD-students that will be employed during 2017. The 6 projects will target different silvicultural aspects during the stand rotation and include the tree main tree species in Swedish forestry, Norway spruce, Scots pine and birch. Communication with the forest sector is an important part of the research program.