Finnish Dendrological Society (Dendrologian Seura) - Quercus Seminar

Event Date: 
Friday, 14 December 2012

Oaks around us – Quercus seminar in 2012

Venue:             Hall 104, Tieteiden talo, Kirkkokatu 6, Helsinki

For Tieteiden talo (House of Science and Letters), see http://www.tieteidentalo.fi/.

 

The Finnish Dendrological Society (Dendrologian Seura) has named Quercus, the oaks, as the Tree Genus of the Year 2012. The society organizes traditionally a seminar for the Tree Genus of the Year in the autumn. The event is open for all and free of charge.

Programme

10:00   Eike Jablonski, vicepresident, Deutsche Dendrologische Gesellschaft, LTA Luxemburg,

Oaks around the world (in English)

10:50   Pekka Vakkari, METLA, Conservation genetics of oaks (in Finnish)

11:20   Break

11:30   Bess Hardwick, University of Helsinki, Gall wasps of oaks (in Finnish)

12:00   Samuli Helama, METLA, Dendrochronology of oaks (in Finnish)

 

12:30   Lunch break

 

13:30   Sten Ridderlöf, vice chairman, Föreningen för Dendrologi och Parkvård, Sweden,

East Asiatic oaks in the Nordic countries (in Swedish)

14:20   Robert Rainio, Growing oaks in Finland (in Finnish)

14:50   Juha Fagerholm, Exotic oaks in Finland (in Finnish)

15:20   Panel discussion, Oaks and the climate

16:00   End

 

Times are approximate.

 

After the seminar at 16:15, the Autumn Meeting of the Finnish Dendrological Society will be held at the same location.

 

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