Host organism: Populus tremula x Populus alba (Populus x canescens) (Grey poplar)
Poplar photo

modified lignin

Project title: 
Field evaluation of poplars with a modified wood composition
Year(s) of release: 
01/05/2014 to 31/04/2021
Effective year(s) of release: 
2014, 2015, 2016
On grounds belonging to the ILVO research institute on the border of the municipalities of Wetteren and Melle
Number of sites: 
Total surface: 
about 1300 m2
Monitoring measures: 

During the trial: removal of root suckers, visual control of the flowering and removal of the flowers; all harvested woody material will be chopped inside the fence and the machineries that are used to harvest and chop the wood will be cleaned at the trial site to prevent dispersal of plant material. After the trial: removal and monitoring of root suckers until the moment that 2 years have passed after the last observed root suckers.



Type of procedure: 
Standard procedure - Chapter II Royal Decree 21 February 2005

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