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Interforst Trade Show in Munich


The Working Group for Wood Anatomy of the Thünen Centre of Competence provided information on possibilities for the determination of wood type in the context of the EUTR (Import of Wood and Wood Products from Legal Harvesting) and CITES (Protection of Endangered Species) at the BMEL Stand at the Interforst Trade Show in Munich from 18. - 22. July 2018.

(© Thünen-Institut/Michael Welling)

The public was predominantly interested in the numerous presented samples of tropical wood types. Fruitful conversations were held with interested visitors. Prof. Dr. Matthias Dieter of the Thünen Institute of International Forestry and Forest Economics held a lecture on the use of wood and climatic effects on the use of wood.