Posted by Admin Inovasi Forda - 2019-11-12 11:13:26

B58. Identifying Wood Fossil

Wood fossils are priceless as they contain historical evidences. The wood fossil may provide evidence of the existence of prehistoric living trees. The technique was developed to identify the species of wood fossils and provides useful information for paleobotany science.


Technique of wood fossil identification is useful to conserve historical value of wood fossils which is now endangered due to exploitation. The identification of wood fossils could support efforts in reconstructing previous ecosystem condition as well ass climate change.

Innovation Excellence

  • It provides technique for identifying wood fossils.
  • It provides useful information for wood fossil collectors and the development of science.

Potential Application

Identification of wood fossil could be used for taxa reconstruction and understand historical plant evolution. The information would also increase the economic value of wood fossils.

Inovator (Innovators)

Nama : YI. Mandang, Andianto, Sri Rulliaty, Martono, Listya Mustika Dewi,
Ratih Damayanti, dan Krisdianto
Unit Kerja : Puslitbang Hasil Hutan
Alamat : Jalan Gunung Batu No. 5,
Bogor 16610, Telepon (0251) 8633378,
Faks.(0251) 8633413
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