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Collection of forest reproductive material for project gene bank

09.02.2015

Forest Seed Control Station - Sofia continues with the collection of forest reproductive materials for project gene bank.

In the beginning of 2015 FSCS-Sofia team experts visited natural localities of Pinus nigra in two Bulgarian NATURA 2000 sites Western Rhodope and Kresna-Ilindenci from which some 60 kg of pine cones were collected.

After pine cone processing the seeds will be tested, certified and stored in the forest gene bank established under the project at Lokorsko state nursery near Sofia.

 

LIFE+ Programme of European Comission NATURA 2000 Vitosha Initiative Group Association Executive Forestry Agency Forest Seed Control Station Sofia
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