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Seed Orchard

Seed Orchard

Seed orchard is a stand consisted of genetically improved trees. In this regard, seed orchard is a source for seed production that mass-produces genetically improved seeds and helps minimizing pollen contamination and, at the same time, enables easy to collect seeds.


Establishment of Seed Orchard

Establishment of Seed Orchard

Seed Breeding Project was launched for the first time in 1968. At present, 734ha of seed orchards have been established.
Korea Forest Seed and Variety Center(KFSV) takes charge of Chuncheon, Gangneung, Ahnmyeonn and Chungju Office with branch seed orchard as the central figure. In addition, KFSV also supports Suwon Seed Orchard at Department of Forest Resources Development and Jeju Seed Orchard at Warm-temperate Forest Research Center, Korea Forest Research Institute.


Chungju Seed Orchard (headquarters)

Chungju Seed Orchard is located at latitude 37˚ 51´ north and longitude 127˚ 58´ minutes east. At present, 172.7ha of the Chungju Seed Orchard (out of 547ha of experimental forest) has been managed. It had been established from 1968 to 1985. Chungju Seed Orchard consists of 27 tree species, including 22.5ha of Pinus koraiensis, 80.5ha of Larix kaempferi, 6ha of Pinus rigida  and 28ha of Pinus rigida × Pinus taeda.

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Chun Choen Seed Orchard(Chun Cheon Branch Office)

Chuncheon Seed Orchard is located in Deokduwon-ri Seo-myeon, Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do, latitude 37˚ 23´ north and longitude 127˚ 38´ east. Chuncheon Seed Orchard consists of 151.8ha of broad-leaved and conifer trees such as Pinus koraienesis, Larix kaempferi, Abies holophylla, Quercus  and Alnus.

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Seed Orchard in Gang Neung (Gang Neung Branch Office)

Gangneung Seed Orchard was formerly belong to Eastern Breeding Station of the Institute of Forest Genetics. This seed orchard is located at Daegi-ri Wangsan-myeon, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do, at latitude 37˚ 35´ north and longitude 128˚ 53´ east. 121ha of the Gangneung seed orchard was initiated during the period from 1969 to 1973. At present, 122.8ha of this seed orchard, consists of Pinus densiflora, Pinus koraiensis  and Larix kaempferi. The Gangneung Seed Orchard is sited at an altitude of 800 to 1000 meters, the average altitude of 900 meters being suitable for subalpine species.

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Anmyeon Seed Orchard (Anmyeon Branch Office)

Anmyeon Seed Orchard stands at longitude 36˚ 27´ north and 126˚22´ east in Jungjang-ri, Anmyeon-eup, Taean-gun, Chungcheongnam-do and Nudong-ri, Gonam-myeon, Taean-gun, Chungcheongnam-do. Anmyeon Seed Orchard is the latest seed orchard established over the period of 1977 to 1981, following the Chungju, Gangneung, and Chun cheon Seed Orchards. 101ha of Anmyeon Seed Orchard have been so far managed, At present, 92.0ha of this seed orchard, 75ha of Pinus densiflora and 17ha of Pinus thunbergii  respectively.

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Staff in Charge

Staff in Charge
Name Tel E-mail
Dr. Han, Jin Gyu +82-43-850-3341 dunross@korea.kr
Shin, Yoo Seung +82-43-850-3346 nfsvsai@korea.kr
Shin, Gyu Cheol +82-43-850-3398 synnara97@korea.kr
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