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Describes the location and climatic areas of Poplar plantations in South Africa, South America and Australasia. Data are given on planting techniques and rotation, irrigation, yield, utilization, and species used. Extension of Poplar growing to latitudes below 30° could increase the significance of ...

Author(s)
Pryor, L. D.
Citation
Australian Forestry, 1969, 33, 3, pp 181-94
Abstract

Points out that Poplar growing in S. Africa is based on single clone of Populus deltoides, and recommends the introduction of new clones, hybrids and provenances for local trials. Economic aspects of type and age of planting stock, spacing, thinning, pruning and rotations are also discussed [cf....

Author(s)
Laar, A. van
Citation
Bosb. Suid-Afr., 1967, No. 8, pp 43-52
Abstract

The occurrence of Melampsora larici-populina is reported for the first time in S. Africa, on Populus nigra var. italica throughout the S. and W. Cape and on other Poplars in Natal and the Transvaal. So far the damage is not serious. KEYWORDS: fungal diseases \ Melampsora larici populina \ Populus \ ...

Citation
Report. For. Res. Inst. Dep. For. S. Afr. 1967-68, 1967, pp 27
Abstract

Describes the Italian method of planting Poplar cuttings in holes made to reach groundwater level (cf. F.A. 21 No. 1761. KEYWORDS: Afforestation \ Planting depth \ Populus \ hybrids \ commercial hybrids \ planting \ artificial regeneration \ Silviculture \ Thinnings

Author(s)
Grut, M.
Citation
Journal of the South African Forestry Association, 1962, No. 40, pp 19-22
Abstract

Discusses in the light of recent findings [see F.A. 11 No. 1820] the economics and method of pruning to 30 ft. and alterations in the thinning regime required. KEYWORDS: Costs pruning \ Pinus elliottii pruning \ Pinus patula pruning \ Populus \ hybrids \ commercial hybrids \ pruning \ Pruning \...

Author(s)
Sherry, S. P.
Citation
Journal of the South African Forestry Association, 1961, No. 36, pp 18-22

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