Forest genetic resources
forest of Takengon, Aceh, Indonesia. Photo: David Gilbert
The FAO global information system on forest genetic resources. The database contains information on forest tree species and their genetic management.
Is a web site providing an overview of the management of forest reproductive material, highlighting key issues and linking to relevant additional information with the overall aim of promoting quality, quantity and successful establishment of planted forests.
The FAO Panel of Experts on Forest Gene Resources has identified a number of priority forest tree species that deserve urgent attention and action at national and international levels. This Web site presents the regional and sub-regional priority lists, along with reference documents per region.