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Forestry Research

The aims of RAIZ's forestry research program are:

  • To increase the Eucalyptus forest productivity
  • To improve the quality of the produced fibre
  • To implement sustainable forest management practices under economic, environmental and social scopes
  • To decrease the cost of wood
In a long term perspective that assures sustainable genetic, environmental and economic gains.

Forestry research includes:

  • Traditional Genetic Improvement
  • Biotechnology
  • Plant Propagation
  • Soil and forest nutrition
  • Forestry protection (Plagues, diseases and spontaneous vegetation)
  • Eco-physiology
  • Biometry
  • Bioenergetic cultures

©RAIZ- Instituto de Investigação da Floresta e Papel

RAIZ - Quinta de S. Francisco, Apartado 15, 3801-501 Eixo
Tel: +351 234 920 130, Fax: +351 234 931 359

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