Wood Identification Session of IUFRO Congress in Curitiba, Brazil, September 30, 2019
XXV IUFRO World Congress 2019 "Forest Research and Cooperation for Sustainable Development" was held on September 29-October 5 in Curitiba, Brazil. More than 2,500 participants from 92 countries and regions around the world attended the congress. The Session titled LPF/SFB-IAWA Panel Discussion “New Methods and Applications of Tropical Timber Identification to Promote Legal Logging”, co-organized by International Association of Wood Anatomists (IAWA), Brazilian Forest Products Laboratory (LPF), Brazilian Forest Service (SFB) and Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF), was successfully held on September 30. There were over 90 participants from 16 countries attended the session.
Executive Secretary of IAWA, Professor Yafang Yin from CAF and Mrs. Vera Coradin from LPF co-chaired the session. A total of 9 oral reports were presented, mainly covered the latest development of wood identification technologies including wood anatomy, molecular markers, machine learning, chemical fingerprints and stable isotopes, and highlighted the significance of wood collections in the database establishment and application of wood identification technology. A separated poster exhibition related to this timber identification topic including 8 presentations was subsequently displayed during the congress.
This Session was proposed by Tereza Pastore from LPF with Yafang Yin and Vera Coradin.
For more information about the oral presentations of the session, please click here
Lichao Jiao, China
Group Photo of speakers and part of participants during LPF/SFB-IAWA
Panel Discussion of XXV IUFRO World Congress
Group Photo of Poster Presentations