Issue 4, 2018


IUFRO NEWS 4, 2018

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Improving Forest Health on Commercial Plantations

Working Party 7.02.13 "Forest Health in Southern Hemisphere Commercial Plantations" held its first conference from 21-23 March 2018 in Punta del Este, Uruguay. Important topics such as biosecurity, surveillance, diagnostics, as well as impacts and management of pests and diseases were discussed. More





7th International Gall Symposium

The 7th International Symposium of Cecidology with the title 'Ecology and evolution of gall-inducing arthropods' was held between 3 and 8 March 2018 at the Huisun Experimental Forest Station, Nantou County, China-Taipei. The symposium was co-sponsored by IUFRO Working Party 7.03.02 Gall-forming insects. More




2018 World Wood Day

The theme of the 6th annual World Wood Day (WWD) celebrations that took place on 20-25 March 2018 in Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia, was "Life". World Wood Day is traditionally co-sponsored by IUFRO Research Group 5.15.00 - Forest Products Culture. The 2019 celebrations will take place in Stübing/Graz, Austria. More







The TOOLBOX - Every IUFRO Unit has it!

The TOOLBOX is a special guide for IUFRO officeholders. You can find it in the blue box of your IUFRO Unit webpage. It presents all the noteworthy information about working in the IUFRO network in a clear and concise way. Your toolbox also contains an updated Powerpoint presentation with a link to the IUFRO video. More








IUFRO Activities Marking the International Day of Forests and World Water Day

An interview with GFEP scientists on the vital role of forest and water interactions for cities was put online and a new IUFRO Spotlight article on how urban forest design can improve people's health was published! More







New on the IUFRO Blog: The Power of Science to Halt Deforestation. Science and research can offer significant contributions to halting deforestation and increasing the area of healthy forests around the world in a sustainable manner. More





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IUFRO News Double Issue 4
, 2018, published in April 2018
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