Wood biology


  • Training
    An introductory course on the anatomy of wood and a guided tour of the Xylarium can be arranged on request for interested groups.
    H. Beeckman
  • Analysis of wood, including  non-African wood
    Identification of the botanical taxon of wooden objects of all kinds. CITES expert assessments are also carried out in this context
    - price of an identification : 170€
    - price of expert assessment carried out on site : 250 € per day.

    The wood samples (preferably with dimensions of 1 cm x 7 cm x 15 cm) can be sent to the
    RMCA - Laboratory of Wood Biology , Leuvensesteenweg 13, B - 3080 Tervuren (Belgium)
    Expert assessments are to be paid in advance.
    These amounts are payable to account no. 679-2007806-03 of the Royal Museum for Central Africa noting 'wood analysis”'
    H. Beeckman
  • Study visits ABIC
    ABIC scholarships are granted for study visits at the RMCA. Read more
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