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Plantations are better than their reputation!

Poplar plantations help fighting against biodiversity loss! D4EU´s short rotation poplar plantations allow herbal understorey, edges and gaps which can be an important habitat and/or food source for insects and other smaller animals. All the animals in the picture have been photographed in D4EU´s poplar plantations! Due to the...

Poplars for Eco-fungicidal Packaging Materials

The tasks of the Professorship of Wood Technology and Fibre Materials Technology (HFT) and Institute of Plant and Wood Chemistry (IPWC) of TU Dresden are focused on identification of the potential fungicidal substances in the bark of various poplar hybrids. The primary goal is to find out which substances...

New press release out now!

Since a few days our new press release is published. It gives a brief overview of the project and presents new research results from this year. For example, we were able to delight about positive results in the nature conservation monitoring of our plantations. Daphne – our project partner...

A shelter in the heat

Dendromass4Euope (D4EU) aims to implement a dedicated monitoring and applied-level research to ensure quality and production stability of poplar short rotation coppices (SRC). This includes measurement of the growth performance of trees, which can be affected by species, age, rotation, stand density, site quality and water conditions. For that...