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Tree Grower articles

  • Initial spacing in radiata pine
    Wink Sutton, New Zealand Tree Grower May 2007. Recent silvicultural improvements, such as seed source – almost all seed now comes from seed orchards – nursery practice, tree handling, planting methods,…
  • 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…
  • Mighty mycorrhizae
    Murray Davis and Nick Ledgard, New Zealand Tree Grower August 2005. Mycorrhizae are fungi that grow in association with plant roots and assist greatly in the absorption of moisture and nutrients.…
  • Perfect partners - mycorrhizae and forestry
    Katrin Walbert, New Zealand Tree Grower August 2005. Forest establishment is a critical phase of the forestry cycle, and success at this stage sets the scene for the whole of the…

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Forest practice guides

The Forest Practice Guides (2018) are to assist forest owners/managers and contractors to meet legislative requirements of the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) and in particular the National Environmental Standards for Plantation Forestry (NES-PF). They do not replace or override any statutory requirement. For various forestry operations, the guides provide options and information on a range of practices and methods to manage effects of the operations on the environment.… More »

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