Tammsalen, Ecology Centre, Uppsala

International Tree Breeding and Conservation cooperative CAMCORE

seminars, workshops |

Take the opportunity to learn more about the international research cooperative CAMCORE that works in the areas of tree breeding and conservation, primarily in tropical and subtropical forest plantations but also the native temperate forests of the United States. Seminar by Robert Jetton and Juan José Acosta from the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University.

Their research focus is broad an addresses topics related to traditional breeding and quantitative genetics, hybrid breeding and clonal forestry, genomic selection and pedigree reconstruction, population genetics and genetic resource conservation, wood properties and quality, and forest protection from insects and pathogens. The Camcore's research programs will be described and opportunities for students to come study at NC State University and for exchange via the Nicholson Endowment will be highlighted.

If you want to have a meeting with Robert and Juan for further discussions on Tuesday please send an e-mail to Helena Bylund helena.bylund@slu.se

Time: 2017-09-26 10:00
City: Uppsala
Location: Tammsalen, Ecology Centre