No. 27


Rome, 1999

The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.


Note from the Editor

Poplar Genetic Resources in North China: the Challenge of Sustainable Forestry

Pacific Sub-Regional Workshop on Forest and Tree Genetic Resources

Forest Genetics in Cuba: Progress in the 20th Century and Challenges in the 21st Century

21st Session of the International Poplar Commission

State of Forest Genetic Resources in the Sahelian and North-Sudanian Zone of Africa

Applications for microsatellite markers in the domestication and conservation of forest trees

FAO Homepage on Forest Genetic Resources has a new address

In situ conservation and promotion of Noble Hardwoods in Europe through improved silvicultural management strategies

Eleventh Session of the FAO Panel of Experts on Forest Gene Resources

Update on IPGRI Research in Forest Genetics

The SADC Tree Seed Centres Network - s Strategic Partner in Forest Resources in Eastern and Southern Aftrica

Western Gulf Forest Tree Improvement Program Gene Conservation Plan for Loblolly Pine

New Tree Seed Projects in Southeast Asia

Genetic improvement of Bombacopsis quinata at Monterrey Forestal, Colombia

Recent publications from the Danida Forest Seed Centre

Development of a Sandalwood Conservation Strategfy for Vanuatu

Recent activities of the CAMCORE Cooperative

Recent publications from the EUFORGEN network

A Workshop on issues and strategies to conserve the genetic resources of Pinus radiata ex situ

Recent Literature of Interest