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Šumarski institut, Jastrebarsko

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TitleŠumarski institut, Jastrebarsko
2nd TitleForest Research Institute, Jastrebarsko [Croatia]
CreatorForest Research Institute, Jastrebarsko
DescriptionThe Institute is organized into six research divisions (Forest Ecology; Genetics, Forest Tree Breeding and Seed Husbandry;Forest Management and Forest Economics; Silviculture; Forest Protection and Game Management; International Scientific Cooperation in Southeast Europe), five laboratories (Seed Testing; Physical-Chemical Analysis; Molecular Genetics; Entomological Analysis; Phytopathological Analysis), Nursery Production Department, three regional research centers (Lowland Forests; Other Forest Goods and Services; Urban and Private Forests) and the Common Affairs Service. Research priorities include: Tree improvement and forest seed husbandry; Forest protection and hunting; Forest ecology and nutrition; Forest management; Nursery and seed production. International activities include: Molecular genetics of forest trees and shrubs; International provenance experiments; Monitoring of forest condition (ICP forests); and cooperation with neighbouring countries in most fields. The nursery production research department also has a commercial role in the production of seedlings and other material for reforestation.
LanguageCroatian, English
Keywordsforest resources; forest management; forest protection; tree breeding; forest nurseries; reforestation; hunting; genetic resources; monitoring; forest health; provenance; EFI member
TypeGovernment organizations, Research institutions and departments
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 Published: February 2 2007 | Last updated: October 29 2015