Resource person for the training on post mining reclamation at SEAMEO-BIOTROP Bogor (1 February 2013)

A token of appreciation from OC (Mr.M Amrullah - Forum WACANA IPB)

Silvicultural aspects on post mining reclamatiom were discussed during the training conducted at SEAMEO BIOTROP, Bogor. As one of the resource persons, I presented a lecture on the obove mentioned subject that were attended by postgard students, mine officers and enviromental staff of mining companies. Numerous lessons learned and best practices on revegetation techniques were presented in particular interesting cases from gold, nickel and coal minings. Several innovations on bio-fertilizers from IPB were also exposed to the participants such as
Probio, Mycofer and B&O Fer (@izs)

About Iskandar Z Siregar

Dr. Iskandar Z Siregar is a professor at the Department of Silviculture, Faculty of Forestry, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Indonesia. His research interests are Population Genetics of Forest Trees, Molecular Genetics of Forest Plants, , Conservation and Sustainable Management of Tropical Forest Genetic Resources, Forest Tree Improvement, Forest Adaptation and Genetics in Silviculture. Current research projects are Genetic Variation of Shorea spp, Aquillaria spp., Melia spp. and Toona spp, Genetic Marker based Chain of Custody (CoC) in Timber (teak, agarwood and dipterocarps), Genetic Risks of Species Extincion (Endangered Shorea spp.), Conservation of Tree Genetic Resources outside Forests.
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