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Forest Genetics for Productivity


This thematic series is based on papers presented at the Forest Genetics for Productivity Conference, 14-18 March 2016, Rotorua, New Zealand. 

Edited by: Ruth Falshaw


  1. Short report

    Adaptation of Norway spruce populations in Europe: a case study from northern Poland§

    The productive potential of European species of forest tree assumes particular importance in the context of populations adapting to accelerating climatic change. Genotype-environment interaction (G × E) was st...

    Marcin Klisz, Szymon Jastrzębowski, Krzysztof Ukalski, Joanna Ukalska and Paweł Przybylski

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:8

    Published on: 7 March 2017

  2. Review

    Genotype × site × silviculture interactions in radiata pine: knowledge, working hypotheses and pointers for research§

    Favourable interactions between genotype, site and silviculture are desired for growing radiata pine, site and silviculture being two components of environment. Our challenge is to characterise the interaction...

    Rowland D. Burdon, Yongjun Li, Mari Suontama and Heidi S. Dungey

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:6

    Published on: 24 February 2017

  3. Short report

    Spring and autumn phenology of hybrid aspen (Populus tremula L. × P. tremuloides Michx.) genotypes of different geographic origin in hemiboreal Estonia§

    Increasing demand for renewable energy resources and the need to mitigate climate change have raised interest in short-rotation forestry with fast-growing deciduous trees like hybrid aspen (Populus tremula L. × P...

    Reimo Lutter, Arvo Tullus, Tea Tullus and Hardi Tullus

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:20

    Published on: 12 December 2016