Research From the Network

Are Tree Seed Systems for Forest Landscape Restoration Fit for Purpose? An Analysis of Four Asian Countries

Supply and demand for quality seed of native tree species do not meet, according to research by APFORGEN National Coordinators


Reference transcriptomes and comparative analyses of six species in the threatened rosewood genus Dalbergia

Dalbergia is a pantropical genus with more than 250 species, many of which are highly threatened due to overexploitation for their rosewood timber, along with general deforestation. Many Dalbergia…


Physiological responses of rosewoods Dalbergia cochinchinensis and D. oliveri under drought and heat stresses

Dalbergia cochinchinensis and D. oliveri are classified as vulnerable and endangered, respectively, in the IUCN Red List and under continued threat from deforestation and illegal harvesting for…


MaxEnt modelling for predicting the potential distribution of a near threatened rosewood species (Dalbergia cultrata Graham ex Benth)

Climate change will affect ecological factors that influence species distribution patterns at different spatial and temporal scales. We applied MaxEnt to predict how climate change will influence the…


Genetic composition of exotic and native teak (Tectona grandis) in Myanmar

Genetic composition of exotic and native teak (Tectona grandis) in Myanmar as revealed by cpSNP and nrSSR markers. Conservation Genetics (In press, September 2015).


Is local best? Examining the evidence for local adaptation in trees and its scale

Environmental Evidence The official journal of the Collaboration for Environmental Evidence20154:20


Forensic timber identification: It's time to integrate disciplines to combat illegal logging

Biological Conservation, Volume 191, November 2015, Pages 790–798


Published Research Papers by APFORGEN National Coordinators

Collection of Published Research Papers from 2015 - 2005


Innovative approaches to the preservation of forest trees

Forest Ecology and Management Volume 333, 1 December 2014, Pages 88-98


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APFORGEN is a regional programme and network with a holistic approach to the conservation and management of the Forest Genetic Resources (FGR) in the Asia-Pacific region


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