An international conference on advancing vegetative propagation technologies is coming to Rotorua. The International Union of Forest Research Organisation is coming to the city in March for a conference dedicated to propagation technologies for forestry. Scion is hosting the conference, which will be the sixth international conference for the organisation. The conference, titled “The might of vegetative propagation for healthy and productive forests to face climate challenges”, will take place over five days. …In a media release issued yesterday, Dr Jana Krajnakova, a senior researcher for tissue culture and project leader at Scion, said the event would bring together researchers, university professors, and PhD students from around the world to collaborate, exchange knowledge, and address specific research topics in forestry, and more generally woody plants.