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New Zealand Tree Grower, February 2006

  • Practical hints for measuring trees
    Allan Laurie, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2006. Fundamental to the future decision about harvest is the need to understand how the woodlot is performing in terms of annual tree growth.…
  • Are we still planting cypresses on the right site?
    Patrick Milne, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2006. There is increasing interest in cypresses as alternative softwood species for plantation forestry in New Zealand. While cypresses as a whole will grow…
  • The battle to hold the hills
    Denis Hocking, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2006. Erosion is an inevitable feature of the New Zealand landscape. Well it certainly has been over the last 20 million years or so…
  • Hybrid cypresses – a future plantation option
    Patrick Milne, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2006. Cypresses have been one of the most popular species advocated and planted over the last 20 years to compliment radiata forestry. This has…
  • Macrocarpa – keeping faith with the old faithful
    Denis Hocking, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2006. In the first part of this issue of Tree Grower we are featuring articles covering some of the varying species and clones of…
  • Milling cypresses and the marketing challenge
    Don Tantrum, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2006. I have been selecting, propagating, growing and managing cypresses for over 25 years including everything from controlled pollination to milling. We now have…
  • How safe are you?
    Dave Gratton, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2006. If you did not carry out maintenance on your car you would not pass the WOF required to enable you to legally drive…
  • Death, your forest and taxes
    Murray Downs, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2006. Two accountants are in a bank when armed robbers burst in. While several of the robbers take money from the tellers, others line…
  • Understanding the way trees reduce soil erosion
    Leith Knowles, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2006. New Zealand loses between 200 and 300 million tonnes of soil every year to the oceans – a rate about 10 times the…
  • Comparing the wood properties of cypress species
    Charlie Low, New Zealand Tree Grower February 2006. Cypress species have been grown in New Zealand for many years as a substitute for native timbers. The development of portable sawmills has…

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