Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava", Ministry of Agriculture of the Republics of Latvia and Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering of Estonia University of Life Sciences in 18th-20th of October 2010 in Riga jointly organized international scientific conference "Adaptation of trees and stands to forest disturbances: management considerations". Scientists form 8 countries (Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Sweden and USA) were covering the topics of natural disturbance regimes and its changes, impact of natural disturbances and factors influencing it. Also importance of genetic factors determining adaptation of trees towards climatic changes as well as considerations of climatic changes in tree breeding process were covered.

Conference programme

Book of abstracts

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