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Ignacio Sevillano

Postdoctoral Forestry Researcher

Research Interests

  • Post Doctoral researcher (from 04.01.2016 to present). Exploring the potential of short rotation forestry (SRF) to meet renewable energy demands at Teagasc Forestry Development Department (ShortFor Project).
  • PhD student (from 01.04.2012 to 30.12.2015). My research focused on the morphological, phenological and physiological responses of broadleaf tree species (Fagus sylvatica and Quercus robur) to light availability (Work Package 2e “Response environmental factors").
  • Master student (from 08.10.2008 to 29.07.2009). My research focused on one of the most important periods of trees´ life: the early survival from seed to seedlings and moreover covering all the economically and ecologically important tree species in Scandinavia (Forest2050).

Current Projects

Past Projects

Education

  • Ph.D., University College Dublin, Ireland. “Morphological and physiological responses of Fagus sylvatica and Quercus robur seedlings to light availability”.
  • M.Sc. in Environmental and Forestry Engineering, University of Valladolid, Spain. “Growth and frost hardiness associated to the climate change of some coniferous and broadleaved seedlings”.
  • B.Sc. in Environmental and Forestry Engineering, University of Valladolid, Spain. “Afforestation and conservation of a forest area in Castrillo de Duero (Valladolid/Spain)”.

Additional details

Directions to his office: Ashtown Food Research Centre.