Forest Bioresources Department

Forest Bioresources Department aims to conduct research for conservation and sustainable use of forest genetic resources, and development of high value-added forest trees and functional microorganisms for increasing forest productivity and income improvement in rural areas and forest villages.

Forest Tree Improvement and Biotechnology Division

Forest Tree Improvement and Biotechnology Division has carried out researches on the improvement of economic tree species and contributes to the enhancement of the economic values of forest tree resources and its adaptation to climate change.

Improvement of economic tree species

Conducting researches on the selection of plus trees, the establishment of breeding populations, genetic tests and selection of superior genetic materials for an advanced generation.

  • Plus tree selection
    Plus tree selection

    Plus tree selection

  • Creation of breeding population
    Creation of breeding population

    Creation of breeding population

  • Growth survey using ICT equipment
    Growth survey using ICT equipment

    Growth survey using ICT equipment

  • Genomic selection
    Genomic selection

    Genomic selection

Enhancement of carbon absorption capacity and environmental functionality of forest trees

Conducting researches on biological responses to environments of forest trees, improvement of biomass productivity of tree species, development of new variety.

  • Introduction of promising exotic tree species
    Introduction of promising exotic tree species

    Introduction of promising exotic tree species

  • Adaptability test of exotic tree species
    Adaptability test of exotic tree species

    Adaptability test of exotic tree species

  • Development of new poplar variety
    Development of new poplar variety

    Development of new poplar variety

  • Phytobiome analysis
    Phytobiome analysis

    Phytobiome analysis

Genetic Engineering

Conducting research on omics such as genomics, transcriptomics and metabolomics, discovering and characterizing useful genes, transformation, genome editing.

  • Genome editing process
    Genome editing process

    Genome editing process

  • Albino poplar
    Albino poplar

    Albino poplar

  • Low-lignin poplar
    Low-lignin poplar

    Low-lignin poplar

  • Isolated testing field for genome-edited tree
    Isolated testing field for genome-edited tree

    Isolated testing field for genome-edited tree

Clonal Propagation

Developing various in vitro technologiess such as cell and organ culture, somatic embryogenesis,

  • Initiation of  embryogenic tissue
    Initiation of embryogenic tissue

    Initiation of embryogenic tissue

  • Induction of somatic embryo
    Induction of somatic embryo

    Induction of somatic embryo

  • Somatic plantlet differentiation
    Somatic plantlet differentiation

    Somatic plantlet differentiation

  • Mass production of somatic plant (clone)
    Mass production of somatic plant (clone)

    Mass production of somatic plant (clone)

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