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NordGen Forest Conference 2018

The NordGen Forest Conference of 2018 was arranged in cooperation with the finnish Ministry Agriculture and forestry. 

The theme for the conference was – New forest for future needs – using advanced regeneration methods and techniques. The conference gathered more than 80 participants from the Nordic countries and Latvia.


You can read a news article from the conference here.


All the presentations from the conference can be found here below:


Marja Kokkonen, Ministry of Agricultural and Forestry:Strategic objectives related to forest regeneration in Finland’s National Forest Strategy

Katri Himanen, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Producing more Norway spruce seeds – what research can offer?

Hannu Pirinen, Metsä Group
Choosing regeneration chain using big data

Timo Tokola, University of Eastern Finland
New methods for seeding stand monitoring

Darius Danusevicius, Aleksandras stulginskis University, Lithuanina
Optimizing the management and sustainable use of forest genetic resources in Europe

Pär Ingvarsson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Prospects and utilities of genomic selection in forest tree breeding

Tuija Aronen, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Somatic embryogenesis of Norway spruce in Finland

Johanna Riikonen, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Artificial lightning treatments for seedings

Anne Uimari, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Future disease risks for tree seedlings

Eva-Karin Brogren, Svenska Skogsplantor
Knowledge need in the future