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EVOLTREE conference: Genomics and Adaptation in Forest Ecosystems

The first EVOLTREE conference on "Genomics and Adaptation in Forest Ecosystems" will take place 14-17 September 2021 at WSL Birmensdorf in Switzerland....

MEDLENTISK project: Exchanges of good practices about lentisk tree

MEDLENTISK project partners met recently to exchange knowledge in a joint learning event on the lentisk tree. The event took place from...

RNAi technologies for the control of Pine Pitch Canker

The RNAi4Fusarium project, headed by researcher Julio Javier Diez Casero, focuses on the study of Pine Pitch Canker (PPC), a disease responsible...

Variety: the spice of life, also for future forests

Forests in the Mediterranean and similar biodiversity hotspot regions are degrading rapidly due to the interaction of multiple stressors – both natural...

Managing forest genetic resources as a strategy to adapt forests to...

Managing genetic diversity is of key importance in fostering resilience of forest ecosystems to climate change. We carried out a survey reaching...

Pine processionary moths hybridisation in a Mediterranean complex area

Pine processionary moths, whose areas of distribution are in contact with western Turkey, are important defoliators in the Mediterranean basin. In this...

IUFRO establishes Task Force to focus on Mediterranean forest genetic resources

The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) has initiated a new Task Force on “Strengthening Mediterranean Nursery Systems for Forest Reproductive...

SUSTREE final project dissemination to policy makers in Brussels

On 13 June, the final session of the SUSTREE project will take place in Brussels to disseminate the results of this initiative...

EFI celebrates a special day for forests

On this International Day of Forests, staff at the European Forest Institute are celebrating. Here's a brief glimpse at the diversity of...

First Processionary Moth Meeting a success in Hammamet

The processionary moths associated with coniferous trees are, by far, the most important insect defoliator of pine and cedar forests in the...