National level facilities include: A State Key Laboratory of Tree Genetics and Breeding; A State Key Field Scientific Monitoring Station (Mao’ershan Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Station); A State-local Joint Engineering Laboratory for the Eco-utilization of Biological Resources; Two Innovation Teams supported by the Ministry of Education Development Program for Cheung Kong Scholars and Innovation Teams. Provincial and ministerial level facilities include: Three Ministry of Education Key Laboratories (forest plant ecology, biomaterial science and technology, and saline-alkali vegetation ecology restoration in oil field); An Engineering Research Center of The Ministry of Education; Four State Forestry Administration Key Laboratories; Three engineering and technology research centers of the State Forestry Bureau; Five Provincial Key Laboratories; Seven Key Laboratories of the Provincial Education Department of Heilongjiang; A Base for Introducing Talents of Disciplines to Universities; Three Ecosystem Monitoring and Research Stations of the State Forestry Administration; A Provincial Pilot Production Base; A Provincial Research Base for Philosophy and Social Science; Three Provincial Key Research Bases for Humanities and Social Science; Two Provincial Development and Dissemination Centers of Common Technologies for Small-medium Enterprises. University level key facilities include: Fifty-seven research institutes; Ten on-campus practice training bases; Over two hundred off-campus practice training bases.
Through the leap-forward development of key laboratories construction in recent years, NEFU has created a complete platform for scientific research, which will unquestionably promote the scientific research work of the university. The construction of key research bases of humanities and social sciences will play an important role in bringing the prosperity of humanities and social sciences research into our university, and will further promote the development of our university into a comprehensive university.
The Main Research fields are as follows:
a. Plant classification, plant resources, forestry ecosystem management and research on forest fire management; Northeast plantation cultivation, valuable tree species cultivation technology, afforestation research, forest protection engineering technology research and artificial forest ecosystem research.
b. Wildlife management, wildlife domestication and breeding, wildlife disease prevention and control, wildlife testing and quarantine, nature reserves and forest tourism research.
c. Forest diseases, pest monitoring, forecasting, integrated management technology, transgenic pest-resistant technology, insect chemical ecology technology.
d. Mechanisms of resistance to floral resistance and genetic improvement, genetic engineering of floral color, mechanisms and techniques to overcome mating incompatibility, molecular mechanism of floral organ development; establishment of special ornamental trees and endangered plant culture system; mycorrhizal biology.
e. Wood particle boards, non-wood based panels, woodworking adhesives, wood drying, furniture structure technology; wood protection, biological composite materials, wood functional improvement, composite principles and production technology of high performance new wood composites in wood environment, interfacial control and manufacturing process of non-wood wood composite materials, synthetic principles and technologies of environmentally friendly low-toxicity adhesives for wood-based composites.
f. Wood processing and wood-based panel machinery, wood cutting theory and cutting tools, wood collection and handling machinery, forest vehicles, agricultural engineering, mechanical and electrical integration.
g. Forestry economic management, agricultural economic management, international trade and business cooperation, forest resource asset assessment, enterprise innovation and planning, population, resources, environmental economy.
(List of Key Laboratories)
1. State key laboratory
State Key Laboratory of Tree Genetics and Breeding (http://tblab.nefu.edu.cn/)
2. National level observation station
Mao’ershan Forest Ecosystem & State Field Scientific Monitoring Station (http://mef.cern.ac.cn/)
3. Key research institutions of the Ministry of Education
a. Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Forest Plant Ecology
b. Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Biomaterial Science and Technology
c. Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Saline-alkali Vegetation Ecology Restoration in Northeast Oil Field
d. Ministry of Education Engineering Research Center of Forestry Biological Preparations
4. Key research institutions of State Forestry Administration
a. State Forestry Administration Key Laboratory of Wood Science and Engineering
b. State Forestry Administration Key Laboratory of Northeast Forestry Cultivating
c. State Forestry Administration Key Laboratory of Forest Disease and Pest Biology
d. State Forestry Administration Key Laboratory of Wildlife Conservation Biology
e. National Feline Animals Research Center
f. State Forestry Administration Engineering Research Center of Pinus koraiensis
g. State Forestry Administration Engineering Research Center of Northeast Native Tree Species
h. State Forestry Administration Engineering Research Center of Wildlife Conservation and Utilization
i. Heilongjiang Mohe Ecosystem Monitoring and Research Stations (State Forestry Administration)
j. Heilongjiang Sanjiang Wetland Ecosystem Monitoring and Research Stations (State Forestry Administration)
k. Heilongjiang Liangshui Forest Ecosystem Monitoring and Research Stations (State Forestry Administration)
5. Key research institutions of Heilongjiang Province
a. Heilongjiang Province Key Laboratory of Wood Science and Technology
b. Heilongjiang Province Key Laboratory of Preparation and Molecular Design of Flame Retardant Materials
c. Heilongjiang Province Key Laboratory of Ecological Restoration and Management of Oilfield Industrial Zone
d. Heilongjiang Province Key Laboratory of Forest Sustainable Management and Environmental Microbial Engineering
e. Heilongjiang Province Key Laboratory of Tree Genetics and Breeding
f. Biomass Energy Technology Base of Heilongjiang Province
g. Heilongjiang Province Engineering Research Center of Forestry Intelligent Equipment
h. Research Center of Ecological Civilization of Heilongjiang Province