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Forest Growers Conference Webinar 2020 - Session 2 - 15th October 2020
Session 2: Breeding and Biotechnology

10:40 am    Introduction by Session Chair
John Schrider, Forest Growers Research

10:45 am    Radiata Pine Breeding strategy including Radiata hybrids
Paul Watson, Radiata Pine Breeding Company

11:05 am    Genomics and genomic selection in Radiata, Douglas-fir and Eucalyptus nitens
Gancho Slavov, Scion

11:20 am    Deployment of advanced genetics - Tissue Culture Programme
Jana Krajnakova, Scion & Russell Burton, Forest Growers Research Ltd

11:35 am    Breeding to improve heartwood in dryland Eucalypts
Clemens Altaner, University of Canterbury

11:50 am    Opportunities with new technologies - sterility in Douglas-fir, Radiata Pine
Glen Thorlby, Scion

12:05 pm    Status of breeding in specialty species
Toby Stovold, Scion

12:20 pm    What is happening with Redwoods
Simon Rapley, The NZ Redwood Company

12:30 pm    Session 2:  Q & A

12:45 pm    End

Oct 15, 2020 10:40 AM in Auckland, Wellington

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