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Lietuvos miškų institutas

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TitleLietuvos miškų institutas
2nd TitleLithuanian Institute of Forestry
CreatorLietuvos miškų institutas
DescriptionThe Lithuanian Institute of Forestry is a state institute, established in 1950. The institute is the main forest research organisation in Lithuania. The main goals of the Institute are: to carry out fundamental and applied forest research to obtain new knowledge with the purpose of social, ecological and economic development of Lithuania; the dissemination of scientific and technical information about forests and environment; and education of PhD students in forest and environmental sciences. The research directions are: (1) Physical, chemical, biological soil properties and plant nutrition; (2) Forest plant breeding, genetics and biotechnology, breeding for new varieties, and research on forest plant genetic resources in Lithuania; (3) Forest plants biology and modeling of silviculture systems for wood quality and stand productivity; (4) Microbiology and plant pathology, toxicology of forest products and materials; (5) Optimization and modeling of forest plant processing and product storage; (6) Sustainability of forest ecosystems and climate change; (7) Forestry systems; the social and economics problems of forestry, forest policy.
LanguageEnglish, Lithuanian
KeywordsBaltic Region; forest research; biodiversity; reforestation; forest protection; genetic resources; tree breeding; forest policy; Baltic Forestry; socioeconomics; forest economics
TypeGovernment organizations, Research institutions and departments
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 Published: February 20 2007 | Last updated: May 4 2016