SNS visits the final Sumforest meeting

Tomorrow the last conference of the Sumforest project is held. The project will be reborn into the ForestValue project. Today the management committe and the steering committe of the ERA-NET Sumforest meets for the last time. Sumforest is a EU financed project coordinating European forest research that now ends. But…

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Genes for better climate adaption

Network: Genes4Changes Main applicant: Katri Kärkkäinen   Climate changes puts pressure on trees and crop plants, they have to adapt to new conditions. At the same time, bioeconomy increases the need of biomass. Genes might be the solution.   As climate changes, southern Europe will become unproductive due to high…

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Decreasing bark beetle damage naturally

The bark beetle will maybe be beaten by its own odor receptors. The bark beetle causes major economic damage every year in the Nordic forests. Swedish researchers at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences now tries to fool them with a fragrance that is supposed to disturb the insects odor communication.…

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Get to know the megatrends in forestry

The International Forest business Conference will give its participant a unique opportunity to meet CEOs and senior management of the most influential companies in the forest business industry. The conference will gather professionals in forest and wood business industry. The networking opportunities will be great and participants can join in-depth discussions…

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