Performance of coast redwood in New Zealand

Webster, Rob
May 2008
New Zealand Tree Grower;May2008, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p38
The article offers information on a project initiated by New Zealand Forestry Ltd. that has developed an interim growth model that predicts basal area and mean top height for coast redwood plantations in New Zealand. Data from stem analysis of trees was used by Scion to construct the model, which was supplemented with data from a national series of 32 permanent sample plots. It is noted that coast redwood prefers mild climates. The article also explains that the model has been derived from stands established with bulk, or genetically unimproved, seed.


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