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New Zealand Tree Grower, May 2008

  • Trees combat erosion and protect stock
    Mike Halliday, New Zealand Tree Grower May 2008. Continuing our series of articles profiling the farm forestry model in action. We present here a case study showing another practical example of…
  • Another example of the Farm Forestry Model: Glenmore
    Neil Cullen
    The decades of the 1970s and 1980s saw a great transition in landowners’ attitudes towards their farms. Development of the land from tussock, bush or wetland to pasture had been…
  • Japanese cedar comeback
    David Sampson, New Zealand Tree Grower May 2008. Some years ago, Cedar Lodge Nurseries started growing Cryptomeria japonica Japanese cedar by cutting propagation. However it was not until early customers started…
  • Growing poplars for timber in Northland
    Murray Hunter and Ian McIvor, New Zealand Tree Grower May 2008. Internationally poplar is an important timber tree providing a range of end uses either as timber, chip or pulp. Good…
  • Performance of coast redwood in New Zealand
    Rob Webster, New Zealand Tree Grower May 2008. A new interim growth model that predicts basal area and mean top height has been developed for coast redwood plantations in New Zealand.…
  • Weeds in indigenous forests
    Melissa Brignall-Theyer, Sarah Richardson and Susan Wiser, New Zealand Tree Grower May 2008. The most challenging weeds for managed indigenous forests are those that can disperse into harvested areas, prevent regeneration…
  • Mt Barker wilding Corsican pines
    John Purey-Cust, New Zealand Tree Grower May 2008. Nick Ledgard and Gordon Baker’s wilding pine management joint venture on land owned by Canterbury University Wilding pines covering the hillside All from…

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