The 6th issue of 'Poplar and Willow News', the newsletter of the International Poplar Commission (IPC), has recently appeared. Published 2 or 3 times a year by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN, of which IPC is a statutory subsidiary body, and produced by the Argentinian National Poplar Commission, the newsletter provdes news and information about poplars and willows.
The 6th issue has information about Upcoming and Recent Events, as well as Articles of Interest, news of the IPC and National Poplar Commissions, and new research listings. Contents include:
- Upcoming Events
Short Rotation Woody Crops Operations Working Group conference, Fort Pierce, Florida
- Past Events
XIV World Forestry Congress, Durban, South Africa
- Articles of Interest
'Key roles of the poplar microbiome' - Sharon L. Doty
'Growing poplars at low latitudes: Zimbabwean experience' - R.C. Dhiman
'Scientists create bigger, faster-growing trees in a bid to beat climate change'
- Meet members of the IPC Executive Committee - features PWCC member J.G. Isebrands
- News of the IPC - 25th Session of the IPC
- National Poplar Commission, Chile
Meeting to revive the NPC of Chile
Poplar Technology Centre of the University of Talca, Chile
- Research work in poplar and willow (list of recently published papers)