TITLE

Pining in the sandhills

AUTHOR(S)
Bossley, Gwen; Bossley, Chris
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
New Zealand Tree Grower;Nov2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the planting of pine tress on sandhills in Ohau south of Levin, New Zealand in 1981. Over the next few years, about 6,000 pines were planted every year. As an experiment, blackwood, Acacia melanoxylon or Eucalyptus botryoides were planted in every third space. This was not successful for various reasons, including wind, beetle infestation and different growth rates. The first plantings were due for pruning lifts before the planting programme was finished. The pines grew well and increasing in diameter 1.5 to two centimeters a year.
ACCESSION #
35425979

 

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