FOREST GENETIC RESOURCES No. 30


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2002



ISSN 1020-4431







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Cover photo: Acacia mangium, an important plantation species in the tropics. Phu To, Vietnam. (Photo: Peter Iversen, FAO)

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Editors of this issue in the
Forest Resources Development Service were:
Christel Palmberg-Lerche
Peter Aarup Iversen
Pierre Sigaud


Contents


NOTE FROM THE EDITORS

OBITUARY

FOREST REPRODUCTIVE MATERIAL,

THE STATUS OF INVASIVE ALIEN FOREST TREES SPECIES IN SOUTHERN AFRICA,,

EX SITU CONSERVATION OF ARAUCARIA ANGUSTIFOLIA (BERT.) O. KTZE. IN SÃO PAULO STATE, BRAZIL

THE ROLE AND IMPLICATIONS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY IN FORESTRY,

THE MEXICAN ISLAND POPULATIONS OF PINUS RADIATA: AN INTERNATIONAL EXPEDITION AND ONGOING COLLABORATION FOR GENETIC CONSERVATION

TREE SEEDS AND THE MILLENNIUM SEED BANK PROJECT

SOUTHEAST ASIAN WORKSHOP ON FOREST GENETIC RESOURCES

ASSESSMENT OF FOUR NEEM (AZADIRACHTA INDICA A. JUSS.) INTERNATIONAL PROVENANCE TRIALS IN TANZANIA

FOREST GENETIC RESOURCES CONSERVATION IN THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA,

TWELFTH SESSION OF THE FAO PANEL OF EXPERTS ON FOREST GENE RESOURCES

FOREST GENETIC RESOURCES CONSERVATION IN SUDAN

ON THE DOORSTEP TO NEW LEGISLATION ON FOREST REPRODUCTIVE MATERIAL: - POLICY FRAMEWORK AND LEGISLATION ON TRADE WITH FOREST REPRODUCTIVE MATERIAL -

NEW PUBLICATION ON PRACTICAL EXPERIENCES WITH EX SITU CONSERVATION OF TROPICAL PINES

REPORT OF MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES HELD

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