17 Jan

Rönnen, Skogis, Umeå or Zoom

Landscape Breeding: A new paradigm in forest tree management

events | seminars, workshops |

This webinar is part of a seminar series from the SLU Breeding Network that will be running at the different faculties at SLU during 2023. You can attend in real life, but it will also be streamed. Welcome!

Registration for this seminar is now closed.


Time: 2023-01-17 09:00 - 12:00
City: Umeå or Zoom
Location: Rönnen, Skogis
Organiser: SLU Breeding Network
Last signup date: 12 January 2023
Additional info:

Ma Rosario García Gil (M.Rosario.Garcia@slu.se)
Researcher/Vice Dean for internationalization 
Faculty of Forestry
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences


09:00 -  09:30 “Genomic-Based Nimble and Efficient Tree Selective Breeding Framework  (Speaker:Yousry El-Kassaby, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)

09:30 – 10:00 “Breeding without Breeding” (Speaker: Milan Lstibůrek, Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague, Czech Republic)

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break

10:30 – 11:00 “Practical experiences with phenotyping, genotyping, kinship estimation and selection for BWB in Scots pine and Norway spruce (Speaker: Arne Steffenrem, NIBIO, Norway)

11:00 – 11:30 “Design, applications and limitations of Scots pine genotyping array” (Speaker: Tanja Pyhäjärvi, Helsinki University, Finland)

11:30 – 12:00 “Airborne and ground based remote sensing methods for estimation of tree attributes” (Speaker: Johan Holmgren, Faculty of Forest Sciences, SLU)


SLU Breeding Network

Rodomiro Octavio Ortiz Rios (chair)
Department of Plant Breedig, Alnarp

María Rosario García Gil, (vice chair)
Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Umeå

Anna Maňourová (coordinator)
Department of Plant Breeding, Alnarp