Concurrent Sessions E

Session 1E: Tree improvement

Breeding of fast-growing tree species for changing environments in Saxony, Germany

H. Wolf, Staatsbetrieb Sachsenforst, Pirna, Germany

Poplar genetic transformation for sustainable growth in short rotation plantation
N. Rashydov, Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering, Kiev, Ukraine 

Fast breeding of poplars and other tree species: future prospects and biosafety concerns
H. Hönicka, Thuenen-Institute of Forest Genetics, Grosshansdorf, Germany

Breeding of multipurpose willows on the basis of Salix daphnoides, S. purpurea and S. pentandra
B. Bubner, Thuenen-Institute of Forest Genetics, Waldsieversdorf, Germany

Session 2E: Genomics

Integrated SNP correlation, co-expression and genome-wide association networks for Populus trichocarpa. pleiotropic and epistatic network-based discovery

D. Weighill, BioEnergy Science Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States   

Improvement of the inducible activation tagging AC/DS transposon system by employing the positive selection marker TMS2
M. Fladung, Thünen Institute of Forest Genetics, Germany  

Complete genome sequences of Populus tremula chloroplast and mitochondrion as new resources for holistic poplar breeding
B. Kersten, Thünen Institute of Forest Genetics, Germany  

Chloroplast and mitochondrial SNP-markers support holistic poplar breeding
H. Schröder, Thünen Institute of Forest Genetics, Germany

Session 3E: Ecology

Methods for diagnosis of aspen sustainability

O. Chernyshenko, State Forest University, Moscow, Russia

Full LCA of poplar SRC considering environmental impacts on a marginal SITE in Southwest Germany - (presented byJ.-P- Schnitzler)
J. Schweier,  Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Chair of Forest Operations, Freiburg, Germany

Quantifying environmental impacts of poplar short-rotation-coppice on marginal land - summary results from the PROBIOPA experiment
R. Grote, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research, Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU), Germany   

Natural regeneration of black, hybrid and balsam poplars in the landscape
H. Liesebach, Thünen-Institute of Forest Genetics, Germany

Session 4E: Production

Resource potential of aspen in Russia

A. Tsarev, Petrozavodsk State University, Russia and All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Forest Genetics, Tree Breeding and Biotechnology, Russia

Growth potential of first generation hybrid aspen plantations in southern Finland
E. Beuker, Natural Resources Institute Finland, Finland   

Biomass productivity and mutual relations between tree growth and soil nutrient status in short-rotation hybrid aspen plantations in hemiboreal Estonia
R. Lutter, Department of Silviculture, Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia   

New clones will let farmers to increase variability and sustainability of poplar plantation in Argentina
S. Cortizo, INTA, E.E.A. Delta del Paraná, Cátedra de Genética FA-UBA, Campana, Argentina

Session 5E: Energy

Efficient harvest and storage of wood chips from poplar in practice

R. Pecenka, Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering Potsdam-Bornim (ATB), Germany   

Post-harvesting emissions of CO2 and biogenic hydrocarbons from woodchips produced by a poplar short-rotation coppice
A. Ghirardo, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Research Unit Environmental Simulation, Institute of Biochemical Plant Pathology, Germany  

New poplar genotypes for short rotation biomass plantations in the Mediterranean environment: productivity and quality of biomass for biorefinery - (presented by P. Paris)
M. Sabatti, CNR-Istituto di Biologia Agroambientale e Forestale (IBAF), Italy

Session 6E: Special Applications

Lead Tolerance of Populus alba and Populus nigra Clones Inoculated with Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Relation to Physiological Parameters

A. Salehi, Poplar & Fast Growing Trees Research Group, Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands Tehran, Iran   

Study of transporters of HMA and NRAMP family in wild type and transgenic line (35S::aqua1) of Populus alba stressed with cadmium
A. Neri, Institute of Life Sciences – Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy