TITLE

Blackwood -- let us not neglect coppice

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Ian
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
New Zealand Tree Grower;Aug2008, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on coppicing in blackwood. Regeneration can be done by blackwoods from ground-stored seeds after fire and from disturbed roots. Coppicing has been deemed as an evolved response to predation by giant marsupials that have recently become extinct. It is considered a useful salvage option for blackwoods that are malformed from neglect, accident or predation and has been used by Eurpean foresters in their deciduous hardwoods for many centuries. The early thinning of coppice shoots is commonly practiced with eucalypts.
ACCESSION #
34155231

 

Related Articles

  • 'Young 'un' back where it all began. Ryan, Rosalea // Australian Horticulture;Jun2005, Vol. 103 Issue 6, p10 

    Reports on the return of a Eucalyptus papuana sapling to Barcaldine, Queensland in May 2005. History of the parent of the sapling; Efforts of plant propagator Terry Copley to produce coppice shoots from the parent tree; Condition of the sapling during the decision to return it to the area.

  • Forgotten ladybird find in the Marlborough Sounds. Satchell, Dean // New Zealand Tree Grower;May2004, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p26 

    Presents information on Cleobora mellyi, the southern ladybird predator of pests of blackwoods and eucalypts in Tasmania. Introduction of the ladybird in New Zealand by the Forest Research Institute in the early 1980s; Survival of the ladybird in Maori Bay in the Marlborough Sounds; Application...

  • Update on the Cleobora project. Satchell, Dean // New Zealand Tree Grower;Nov2006, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p11 

    The article offers information on two farm forestry projects that call for the release of Cleobora ladybirds in eucalypt and blackwood plantations in the North Island, New Zealand. Both projects have received consecutive grants from the MAF Sustainable Farming Fund. The Eucalypt Action Group...

  • Comparison of taper functions between two planted and coppiced eucalypt clonal hybrids, South Africa. Morley, Trevor; Little, Keith // New Forests;Mar2012, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p129 

    In addition to regeneration through seed, certain eucalypts are able to regenerate via the production of coppice shoots following felling, which can then be selectively thinned over time and managed as a coppice stand for the commercial production of timber. Little information could be found if...

  • Snow damage in mixed age plantings. Cairns, Eric // New Zealand Tree Grower;May2012, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p23 

    The article discusses the damage to forests caused by the August 2011 snow storms and takes a look at what survived and why. It was observed that the younger trees were the worst hit but the medium age pines of 25 years were almost unscathed and the butt logs of 25 year-old eucalypts and...

  • Quantifying Above‐ and Below‐ground Growth Responses of the Western Australian Oil Mallee, Eucalyptus kochii subsp. plenissima, to Contrasting Decapitation Regimes. WILDY, DAN T.; PATE, JOHN S. // Annals of Botany;Aug2002, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p185 

    Resprouting in the oil mallee, Eucalyptus kochii Maiden & Blakely subsp. plenissima Gardner (Brooker), involves generation of new shoots from preformed meristematic foci on the lignotuber. Numbers of such foci escalated from 200 per lignotuber in trees aged 1 year to 3000 on 4‐ to...

  • IN VITRO PROPAGATION OF KHAYA IVORENSIS FROM COPPICED SHOOTS. Haliza, I.; Fauzi, M. S. Ahmad; Suhaila, A. R. Siti; Hasnida, H. Nor; Nazirah, A.; Fuad, Y. Muhd // Journal of Tropical Forest Science;2014, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p298 

    No abstract available.

  • What grows in Australia? Banting, Erinn // Australia: The Land;2003, p24 

    This article provides information on the plant species in Australia. Of the 800 species of wattles, more than 600 grow only in Australia. Wattles, which are also called acacias, range from low bushes with small flowers to large trees, such as the babul and blackwood. Australia's wildflowers...

  • WHAT YOU'LL SEE IN PARADISE. Haapoja, Margaret // American Forests;Summer2007, Vol. 113 Issue 2, p31 

    The article offers information on several species of trees in Hawaii. Teak trees grow to around 150 feet, are fire resistant and are used for making furniture and shipbuilding. The African mahogany trees grow to 100-150 feet tall , are used for flooring and plywood and also have medicinal...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics