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Issue date: 
January 25th, 2013

Brazil – the world’s largest industrial eucalypt estate

There are 7 million ha of industrial quality planted forest in Brazil with almost 2 million ha of pine and 5 million ha of hardwood, principally eucalypts. This plantation base has formed the basis for most of the forest industry expansion.

Issue date: 
August 10, 2011

Congo to 'reforest' with plantations across one million hectares

The Republic of the Congo has announced a new program to create plantations across one million hectares (2.47 million acres) of degraded forest lands.

Issue date: 
03 August 2010

Tatarstan to construct new Forest Breeding and Seed Centre

Timber industry is becoming more and more innovative with increasing amount of advanced technologies and machinery being involved.  Russia is to construct 5 modern breeding and seed centers using Lannen Plant Systems technology (Finland). Thus, new centers will appear in the Moscow, Voronezh, Kostroma regions, Altay area and Tatarstan.

Forest Breeding and Seed Centre is to be constructed in the Sabinsk district (Tatarstan) at the site of 7ha.

Issue date: 
December 3, 2009

Planting season in forestry plantations

The rainy season in Brazil is from December to July and is universally recognised by the forestry operators in situ as the optimum time for planting out the seedlings destined for the forestry plantations.

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by Dr. Radut