TITLE

Conference field days

AUTHOR(S)
Olsen, Alec
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
New Zealand Tree Grower;May2009, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the highlights of the Koro Station field day participated by attendees of the Gisborne conference in New Zealand. The Koro Station is owned by Ray and Grace Newman. The farm has over 30 species employed in various sites covering at least 140 hectares. A brief information on the home and farm of the Newman family is presented. The group visited the black walnuts, eucalypts and macrocarpa that were planted in the farm. The group learned the value and significance of the redwood trial plots that were in place on farms throughout New Zealand.
ACCESSION #
41038393

 

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