Stellan Karlsson Forest Nursery Consultant and Founder of Arbos Ltd

With five decades of experience in tree nursery design, establishment and management of containerized forest nurseries, seed centres and seed processing, composting and growing media preparation Stellan is an expert in this field.

He has experience managing numerous assignments in international cooperation as Seed and Nursery Management Specialist including assignments for WB, ADB, GIZ/ GTZ, SIDA, AusAID, International Government institutions and private sector. 

Stellan can offer extensive technical expertise in the design and provision of education and training programs for tree nursery personnel, and preparation of manuals on seedling production and seed processing methods, storage, processing and management.

His regional experience covers years of working experience in Asia (Armenia, China, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Laos, Vietnam). Significant work was undertaken in low temperature, arid regions of China from 1998 – 2007 as seed and nursery specialist.

Arbos supplies forest nursery design and personnel training in close cooperation with BCC AB, an international company supplying equipment for cone & seed handling, containerized seedling and cutting production all over the world.

Stellan has a BSc Hons in Horticulture Science from The University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden.

In his spare time he enjoys fishing, playing golf and planting trees with his grandsons.

Rehabilitation of Degraded Landscapes, Georgia