Contents: Abstract. Resumen. Foreword. Successes of Tree Breeding: What has been achieved and does it need help? Chapter 1. Genomics: Next generation sequencing: opportunities and challenges for forest genetics and breeding. Chapter 2. Genetic architecture of quantitative traits in trees: evolution of tools and methods. Chapter 3. Genome wide selection: a radical re-think or more of the same? Chapter 4. Phenotyping for the future and the future of phenotyping. Chapter 5. Shifting from growth to adaptive traits and competition: the prospect of improving tree responses to environmental stressesLeopoldo Sanchez, Philippe Rozenberg, Catherine Bastien. Chapter 6. The importance and management of genetic diversity in forest trees. Acknowledgements.