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Poplar plantations can improve biodiversity

Fast-growing trees like planted poplars are more competitive over native plants and therefore they have led to increasing concerns regarding their adverse effects on biodiversity. The real assessment of impacts on biodiversity needs to be elaborated. The data from biodiversity may provide baseline for this assessment. As it is...

What if the fungi are faster?

Poplar plantations are a wonderful way to get wood from sustainable sources. D4EU´s industrial partner IKEA Industry Malacky manufacture sturdy but lighter furniture from poplar wood, for example. Recyclable but less mold-prone packaging materials are also made from poplar wood. These innovative products should of course be available to...

Poplars for better packaging

One of the objectives of Dendromass4Europe (D4EU) is the demonstration of the market introduction and the application of 4 new bio-based Materials (NBBM) linked to the establishment of 4 new bio-based value chains based upon separately adding higher value to the wood and the bark of the poplars. One...

Afforestation and establishment of woody plantations in Hungary

The National Agricultural Chamber (NAK) in cooperation with the Hungarian Association of Young Farmers (AGRYA) invited the team of Ökoforestino Kft. to a training program of young farmers and students in Hungary, with the aim to promote the government’s EU-subsidised afforestation program and establishment of woody plantations. On November...