Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox

Forest Reproductive Material

The Forest Reproductive Material (FRM) Module is intended for people planning reforestation, afforestation and forest restoration initiatives, policymakers developing strategies for the conservation of forest reproductive material, and others interested in the use and conservation of high-quality FRM and the benefits of such use and conservation.

The module highlights key issues in the management of FRM and provides links to relevant tools and cases.

This manual collects information on forest nurseries and their main activities. A chapter is also dedicated to the quality of forest genetic material. The manual is available only in Spanish.
This manual is intended to assist field staff in the operation and supervision of nurseries for Community Forestry or on-farm private planting. It is particularly suitable for use by organisations encouraging forestry activities at village level. Good management of nurseries is fundamental to producing good quality seedlings and good quality...
Seed banks offer the opportunity of conserving large amounts of plant diversity, cheaply and effectively at least to the end of this century. This technology has mainly been applied over the past 50 years to conserving the diversity within the relatively few domesticated (crop) species, thereby making it available for...
The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture was adopted by the Thirty-first session of the FAO Conference on 3 November 2001 and entered into force on 29 June 2004; the objectives of the Treaty are the conservation and sustainable use of Plant Genetic Resources for Food...
Viveros forestales
18 August 2014
This short manual contains on-line information on forest nurseries and their organisation. Part of the document is also dedicated to the quality of forest genetic material. The text is only available in Spanish.