Seed and seedling handling
Under this headline category, resources are divided up into specific topics on how to choose, obtain, propagate, maintain and distribute good quality tree seeds and seedlings. Information on trees’ vegetative propagation is included. It contains the majority of the resources of the Platform.
Extension resource type
Under this headline category, resources are divided up into different types of extension material. These include manuals that are generally substantial publications and cover several subjects, and technical notes that are short and very specific to a particular subject. To promote wide means for reaching users, extension posters and video clips are included.
Under this headline category, resources are divided up into the topics of afforestation, conservation and restoration. This headline category puts tree planting material supply issues in the wider context of these objectives.
This resource category covers guidance on field establishment techniques during afforestation. It includes afforestation via direct tree seed sowing and afforestation by agroforestry. Some resources provide a general overview of afforestation.
This resource category covers guidance on seed sources and establishment techniques for restoration. It includes information on species recommendations.
This resource category covers guidance on in situ and ex situ conservation methods for tree species. Resources providing general guidance on the conservation topic are included as are case studies of conservation. The case studies are of relevance for wider application.