Adaptive BREEDING for productive, sustainable and resilient FORESTs under climate change

B4EST

Alkamispäivä

01.05.2018

Päättymispäivä

30.04.2022

Tavoitteet

The goal of B4EST is to increase forest survival, health, resilience and productivity under climate change and natural disturbances, while maintaining genetic diversity and key ecological functions, and fostering a competitive EU biobased economy.

Tuotokset

B4EST provides 1) scientific knowledge on adaptation profiles and sustainable productivity, and added value of raw materials in important European tree species for forestry, 2) new and flexible adaptive tree breeding strategies, 3) tree genotypes of highly adaptive and economical value, 4) decision-support tools for the choice and use of Forest Reproductive Material (FRM), 5) models to guide FRM deployment at, 6) economic analyses of risks/benefits/costs, and 6) policy recommendations.