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August 2006
New Zealand Tree Grower;Aug2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p22
The article discusses weed control and toppling. The greatest cause of poor survival of newly planted trees is inadequate weed control. Weeds compete with trees for moisture, nutrients and light. In low rainfall regions, weed control is particularly important. It provides suggestions on weeding. Toppling occurs when the trees are two or three years old. The problems associated with toppling are cited. Planting aged cuttings on radiata sites will significantly reduced the incidence of toppling. The simplest method to avoid toppling in small trees are mentioned.


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