Dr. Jan Kowalczyk
Senior researcher in the Department of Genetics and Forest Tree Physiology, Forest Research Institute

Research interests:
Population and quantitative genetics of forest trees
Conservation genetics particularly in relation to forest practices
Tree breeding (especially the application of statistical methods)

International experience and memberships:
Deputy Coordinator, IUFRO Unit 2.02.18 Scots pine breeding and genetic resources.
Advanced Training in Forest Gene Management held at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Forestry, Vancouver, B.C., Canada in May June, 2000.

    Publications ( 5 recent ):

  1. Szczygieł K., Kowalczyk J. 2001. ”Somatic embryogenesis of Silver fir (Abies alba Mill.) – Polish provenances”. Proceedings of the Forth International Symposium on In Vitro Culture and Horticultural Breeding. Acta Horticulturae. No. 560. 509-512.
  2. Janson L., Kowalczyk J. 2000. ”Growth and quality features of full sib families of Populus tremula (L.) and Populus tremuloides (Mchx.) from the experimental plot located in the Grojec forest district.” Prace Instytutu Badawczego Leśnictwa, Seria A. No. 895-899, 33-44; Prace No. 897.
  3. Kowalczyk J, Paques L, E. 2002. Analysis of accuracy of phenotypic selections based on European larch half-sib progeny test results. Improvement of larch Larix sp. for better growth, stem form and wood quality. Proceedings of an International Symposium, Gap Hautes Alpes Auvergne and Limousin, France, 16-21 September, 2002. 95-103; 22 ref.
  4. Wojda T., Kowalczyk J. 2003. Variability of birch provenances in the spring phenology. Liesa ewrazji – bieleje noczi. Materials from the 3rd international conference of young scientists, Moscow.
  5. Kowalczyk J. 2003. Rules of seeds transfer operate in British Columbia, Canada. “Las polski”, special number concern forest nurseries 1/2003. 31