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New Zealand Tree Grower, November 2007

  • Forest residues for bioenergy
    Peter Hall, New Zealand Tree Grower November 2007. After forest harvesting there is inevitably material left behind that is not suitable for selling as logs. Rather than leave this to rot,…
  • Hot tips for fire readiness
    Vivienne McLean, New Zealand Tree Grower November 2007. With the headlines dominated by the Californian wild fires at the start of our fire season, rural fire prevention has assumed an even…
  • Everyone likes larches
    Nick Ledgard, New Zealand Tree Grower November 2007. Everyone likes larches. As a tall deciduous tree with attractive autumn yellows and spring greens, it can be very eye-catching. It is a…
  • Whatever happened to Paulownia?
    Rod Laurence
    Back in the 1990s, Paulownia was hot. A quick growing hardwood tree that originates in China, Paulownia timber has been highly valued in China and Japan for centuries and trees…
  • Where is poplar and willow research going?
    Ian McIvor, New Zealand Tree Grower November 2007. New Zealand has developed unique and innovative systems for using poplars in soil conservation on slopes which continue to impress overseas visitors. The…
  • Totara – Northland’s farm forests of the future
    Helen Moodie, Paul Quinlan, David Bergin and Chris Kennedy, New Zealand Tree Grower November 2007. Introducing the vision, activities, objectives and profile of the Northland Totara Working Group. It may be…
  • Short rotation coppice willow as low carbon bioenergy farming
    Ian McIvor, New Zealand Tree Grower November 2007. Bioenergy is not new.Before the invention of the steam engine and internal combustion engine society was dependent on horsepower of a different kind…

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