Planting a woodlot for a reason, and the many benefits

Seymour, Nick
February 2008
New Zealand Tree Grower;Feb2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p18
The author discusses the benefits of planting a woodlot. According to him, once the trees were established and the first prune completed, the area became an important part in the farm management. He also adds that the scheme was a huge saving in costs as any length of roading and that soil retention work is continuing, thereby allowing many species of trees to be planted. He also adds that one of the options to improve soil capacity is to allow the reversion of native tree species by retiring the area from livestock or planting potted seedlings.


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