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New Zealand Tree Grower, November 2006

  • Ground durable eucalypts for vineyard posts
    Paul Millen, New Zealand Tree Grower November 2006. This article provides an update on research being undertaken in Marlborough to identify eucalypt species suitable for short rotation production of ground durable…
  • Biofuel from biomass – a future opportunity?
    Rick Swan, New Zealand Tree Grower November 2006. Apart from a brief respite in the price of oil in recent months, the price has generally been escalating. There is reason to…
  • The environmental benefits of forestry and wood use
    Wink Sutton, New Zealand Tree Grower November 2006. As all of us in the forestry sector know, maturing plantations are carbon sinks and remain as carbon reservoirs when harvesting begins, provided…
  • Pruning and thinning eucalyptus - Stringybark eucalypt silviculture
    Dean Satchell, New Zealand Tree Grower November 2006. Equipped with a harness, pole-pruner and ladder Silviculture of eucalypts for solid-timber requires some understanding of the tree and the timber. That is,…
  • Eucalypt species trials in the Wairarapa and Hawke’s Bay
    Luigi Gea and Tony Shelbourne, New Zealand Tree Grower November 2006. There is interest among New Zealands small growers in growing eucalypts for sawn timber.  Recent research funded by FRST has…
  • Pests and eastern blue gums in the Manawatu
    James Millner, New Zealand Tree Grower November 2006. The arrival of new eucalypt pests in New Zealand has caused many farm foresters to abandon species which have proved to be particularly…
  • Health issues with eucalypts
    Denis Hocking, New Zealand Tree Grower November 2006. Health issues with eucalypts fall into three main categories – insect pests, foliar disease and root diseases caused by fungi and Phytophthora species.…
  • Toppling – advice and insights
    New Zealand Tree Grower August 2006 Toppling is when young trees begin to lean, due to poor root anchorage. It usually occurs when the trees are two or three years…
  • Use of New Zealand grown eucalypts
    Richard Davies-Colley, New Zealand Tree Grower November 2006. The development of industries using eucalypt timber is still in its infancy in New Zealand. We have only small areas of mixed species,…
  • Eucalypts for timber: My experience and my floor
    Don Tantrum, New Zealand Tree Grower November 2006. I began planting eucalypts about 30 years ago. I soon discovered that not all I wished to grow did grow. The Taihape climate…

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