Factsheet Category: Cork

This document presents the Network of Selected Cork Oak stands of Extremadura, an initiative for the conservation and improvement of forest genetic resources for
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The selection of forest species and the study of their behavior variability relative to the main environmental conditions change remains a major challenge. The
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The cork oak forest suffers from serious problems of natural regeneration following anthropic action and overgrazing. As a result, we are witnessing continuous aging
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Assess inter-tree competition in permanent plots established in un-debarked, even-aged stands located in Portugal by i) comparing with the self-thinning line and ii) assessing
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Evaluation of spring shoot phenology (timing of budburst) variation as a function of seed geographic origin.– Understanding the adaptation potential of cork oak populations
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The minimum interval between 2 successive cork extractions from the same tree is fixed by law as 9 years in Portugal. Postponing cork extraction
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Evaluate and compare physical, chemical and biochemical soil properties, regarding soil organic matter accumulation and soil fertility development, in cork oak woodlands, located in
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In order to be able to follow the evolution of cork oak dieback in the French cork-producing regions in the context of climate change,
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The objective is to present GOSUBER, the supra-autonomous operational group of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) in the area of Agricultural productivity and Sustainability,
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This project aims to assess the effects of FSC certification on the conservation of cork oak woodlands namely how certified conservation zones (areas of
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