Seeds are sold with a quality (seed vitality) assurance. Woody plants quality assurance is, currently, based on visual assessement.
The objectives are:
To establish a well-founded system for measuring quality (vitality) of woody planting stock.
Short description of the project:
Will measure and improve the growth of saplings (young trees) when they are planted in the forest. Basic physiology plus; a predictive model of sapling growth, techniques to improve growth, criteria for assessing sapling quality.
Funding SchemeCSC - Cost-sharing contracts
6700 AA Wageningen
EH25 9SY Roslin
1958 Frederiksberg C
776 98 Garpenberg