Archive posts for October 2019

Improved Oak For The First Time in The UK

Posted on the 28th October 2019 at 6:37am.

Head of Research, Jo Clark has been revisiting our oak progeny trials, the breeding seedling orchards. They are now 17 years old. Jo carried out a visual assessment to inform the next steps. The decision was made to remeasure all eight trials...

Full Time Research Technician Needed

Posted on the 28th October 2019 at 5:46am.

Research Technician Full Time, 3 year fixed term with possibility of extension Future Trees Trust are seeking a highly motivated individual to assist with its cutting edge and expanding research programme for improving broadleaved trees. Based in South Oxfordshire, this person will be...

DNA Analysis of Sweet Chestnut Paper Published

Posted on the 6th October 2019 at 12:32pm.

DNA analysis of Castanea sativa (sweet chestnut) in Britain and Ireland: Elucidating European origins and genepool diversity by Rob Jarman , Claudia Mattioni , Karen Russell , Frank M. Chambers , Debbie Bartlett , M. Angela Martin , Marcello Cherubini , Fiorella...