Dpt of Forest Sciences
P.O. Box 27
(Latokartanonkaari 7)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

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Olavi Luukkanen
Emeritus professor of Tropical Silviculture
D.Sc. (Agr.&For.)

Forest Sciences Building, Viikki
P.O. Box 27
(Latokartanonkaari 7)
Viikki Tropical Resources Institute (VITRI)
FI - 00014 University of Helsinki
Room 538

Tel. +358 2941 58643, +358 400 847849
Fax +358 2941 58100


Teaching and research areas

  • Ecophysiology and genetics of forest trees
  • Tropical forest ecology
  • Silvicultural systems and ecosystem rehabilitation
  • Agroforestry
  • Community-based forest management
  • Non-wood forest products

Geographical focus on East and West Africa, Sudan, and Southeast Asia.

Research groups

Viikki Tropical Resources Institute (VITRI)

Further information

Publications (pdf)
Research database Tuhat