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A forestry nursery in Tokoroa, New Zealand grows approximately 3 million Radiata pine seedlings per annum of which about 65% (2 million) are of suitable quality for forestry plantations. The high rejection rate of 35% was attributed to poorly trained, seasonal workers and unsophisticated equipment. ...

Author(s)
Duke, M.; McGuinness, B.; Kunnemeyer, R.
Publisher
INMA Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
International Symposium of ISB-INMA TEH. Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering, Bucharest, Romania, 29-31 October 2015, 2015, pp 25-32
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Pastoral agriculture and forestry enterprises are key features of New Zealand's landscape and are very important economically. They are competing landuses, particularly on moderate to steep hill country. Agroforestry involving spaced trees of Pinus radiata on pasture was developed in the 1970s to...

Author(s)
Douglas, G. B.; Wall, A. J.; Dodd, M. B.; Hawke, M. F.; McIvor, I. R.
Publisher
New South Wales Department of Primary Industry, Orange, Australia
Citation
Revitalising Grasslands to Sustain our Communities: Proceedings, 22nd International Grassland Congress, 15-19 September, 2013, Sydney, Australia, 2013, pp 1003-1010
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Cover for Indicators for sustained productive capacity of New Zealand and Australian plantation forests.

Australia and New Zealand are committed to the concept of sustainable forest management. Extensive portions of native forest in each country are managed primarily for conservation purposes. Substantial investment has been made in both countries to establish planted production forests, which...

Author(s)
Smith, C. T.; Gordon, A. D.; Payn, T. W.; Richardson, B.; Schoenholtz, S. H.; Skinner, M. F.; Snowdon, P.; West, G. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851993923)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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