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New Zealand Tree Grower, August 2005

  • Helping farmers sell wood
    Peter Harington
    So what is it about Woodmetrics that aligns us so closely with the farm forestry sector? Established in 2000 as a business unit of Carter Holt Harvey, Woodmetrics offers a…
  • Riparian plantings
    Allan Kirk
    This article is written about riparian planting for the less stable soils of the Manawatu. The planting advice for more stable soils will be a bit different. Oil was the…
  • Doug and Sally Lane, Kaeo Northland
    Doug & Sally Lane
    Doug and Sally Lane, from the Far North Branch, were presented with the Neil Barr Foundation Award for Young Farm Foresters at the Taupo conference in 2005. View towards the…
  • Sustainable farm forestry on the Lee property
    Malcolm O’Dwyer
    If you live anywhere near Reporoa there is a family there you need to know. Ben Lee, wife Silvia, along with Hamish, Harriet, Sam and Georgia live and play on…
  • Mighty mycorrhizae
    Murray Davis & Nick Ledgard
    Mycorrhizae are fungi that grow in association with plant roots and assist greatly in the absorption of moisture and nutrients. In effect, they vastly increase the root surface area of…
  • Perfect partners - mycorrhizae and forestry
    Katrin Walbert
    Forest establishment is a critical phase of the forestry cycle, and success at this stage sets the scene for the whole of the rotation. The survival and growth of nursery…
  • Tools for pruning radiata pine
    Chris Meads – Levin Sawmakers
    If you have decided to prune, then use the right pruning equipment. The two most common methods of pruning are with manual loppers and saws, or a petrol-driven top-handled chainsaw.…

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