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  1. Research article

    Spatial prediction of basal area and volume in Eucalyptus stands using Landsat TM data: an assessment of prediction methods

    In fast-growing forests such as Eucalyptus plantations, the correct determination of stand productivity is essential to aid decision making processes and ensure the efficiency of the wood supply chain. In the pas...

    Aliny Aparecida dos Reis, Mônica Canaan Carvalho, José Marcio de Mello, Lucas Rezende Gomide, Antônio Carlos Ferraz Filho and Fausto Weimar Acerbi Junior

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2018 48:1

    Published on: 16 January 2018

  2. Research article

    The accuracy of measurements in a time study of harvester operations

    Work time measurements are the starting point for any calculation of unit costs of machine exploitation; therefore, the accuracy of evaluating these costs determines the economic effectiveness of technological...

    Grzegorz Szewczyk and Janusz M. Sowa

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:24

    Published on: 5 December 2017

  3. Research article

    Short-term effects of single-tree selection cutting on stand structure and tree species composition in Valdivian rainforests of Chile

    The Valdivian temperate rainforest, one of the world’s 25 biodiversity hotspots, is under a continued process of degradation through mismanagement. An approach to reverse this situation might be the developmen...

    Florian Schnabel, Pablo J. Donoso and Carolin Winter

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:21

    Published on: 12 October 2017

  4. Research article

    Simulating the impact of climate change on the growth of Chinese fir plantations in Fujian province, China

    Climate change represents a considerable source of uncertainty with respect to the long-term health and productivity of Chinese fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata (Lamb.) Hook.) plantations in southeastern China.

    Haijun Kang, Brad Seely, Guangyu Wang, Yangxin Cai, John Innes, Dexiang Zheng, Pingliu Chen and Tongli Wang

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:20

    Published on: 6 October 2017

  5. Research article

    Tolerance of Hylurgus ligniperda (F.) (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) and Arhopalus ferus (Mulsant) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) to ionising radiation: a comparison with existing generic radiation phytosanitary treatments

    Irradiation is accepted as a phytosanitary treatment for horticultural products by many countries. Irradiation is a potential alternative to chemical fumigation for wood products; however, data supporting its ...

    A. van Haandel, J. L. Kerr, J. Laban, X. Massart, T. J. Murray, B. C. O’Connor, S. M. Pawson, C. M. Romo and S. Walker

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:18

    Published on: 19 September 2017

  6. Research article

    Modelling the variation in wood density of New Zealand-grown Douglas-fir

    Wood density is an important property that affects the performance of Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco) timber. In order to develop strategies to achieve certain end-product outcomes, forest mana...

    Mark O. Kimberley, Russell B McKinley, David J. Cown and John R. Moore

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:15

    Published on: 11 August 2017

  7. Research article

    Mating system and gene flow of Nothofagus alpina (Poepp. & Endl.) Oerst. in a clonal seed orchard

    Understanding pathways of genetic information transfer from one generation to another is particularly important when open-pollinated seeds are collected for reforestation or for enrichment of native forests. Noth...

    Luz Cecilia García Cruzatty, Ricardo Riegel, Magaly Rivero, Judith Carrasco and Fernando Droppelmann

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:13

    Published on: 29 June 2017

  8. Short report

    Field performance of various Pinus radiata breeding families established on a drought-prone site in central Chile

    Pinus radiata D.Don is in its third generation of selective breeding on contrasting site types in central Chile, creating interest in its responses to selection and any differential ad...

    Sergio E. Espinoza, Carlos R. Magni, Rafael A. Rubilar, Marco A. Yañez, Rómulo E. Santelices, Antonio M. Cabrera and Miloš Ivković

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:12

    Published on: 12 June 2017

  9. Research article

    Variability in seed germination and seedling growth at the intra- and inter-provenance levels of Nothofagus glauca (Lophozonia glauca), an endemic species of Central Chile

    Patterns of seed germination and subsequent seedling growth of the endemic species Nothofagus glauca (Phil.) Krasser (Lophozonia glauca) (Hualo) were studied in two provenances from Mediterranean Central Chile (p...

    Rómulo Santelices Moya, Sergio Espinoza Meza, Carlos Magni Díaz, Antonio Cabrera Ariza, Sergio Donoso Calderón and Karen Peña-Rojas

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:10

    Published on: 9 May 2017

  10. Research article

    Stochastic economic analyses of even-aged timber growing

    StochPV is a computer programme enabling the risks and uncertainties inherent in even-aged timber growing to be recognised through stochastic analysis. Most financial analyses of even-aged plantation or forest...

    Ian Ferguson

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:9

    Published on: 28 April 2017

  11. Short report

    Adaptation of Norway spruce populations in Europe: a case study from northern Poland§

    The productive potential of European species of forest tree assumes particular importance in the context of populations adapting to accelerating climatic change. Genotype-environment interaction (G × E) was st...

    Marcin Klisz, Szymon Jastrzębowski, Krzysztof Ukalski, Joanna Ukalska and Paweł Przybylski

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:8

    Published on: 7 March 2017

  12. Short report

    Comparison between meteorological data from the New Zealand National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) and data from independent meteorological stations

    Hybrid eco-physiological/mensurational models of forest production generally require monthly meteorological estimates at local points in the landscape as inputs. Where to obtain these estimates and how best to...

    Euan G. Mason, Serajis Salekin and Justin A. Morgenroth

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:7

    Published on: 24 February 2017

  13. Review

    Genotype × site × silviculture interactions in radiata pine: knowledge, working hypotheses and pointers for research§

    Favourable interactions between genotype, site and silviculture are desired for growing radiata pine, site and silviculture being two components of environment. Our challenge is to characterise the interaction...

    Rowland D. Burdon, Yongjun Li, Mari Suontama and Heidi S. Dungey

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:6

    Published on: 24 February 2017

  14. Research article

    A method to maximise forest profitability through optimal rotation period selection under various economic, site and silvicultural conditions

    Maximising forest profitability is important from both economic and ecological perspectives. Managers of forest areas gain utility by optimising profits, and maximising the efficiency of a forest stand is also...

    Tohru Nakajima, Norihiko Shiraishi, Hidesato Kanomata and Mitsuo Matsumoto

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:4

    Published on: 26 January 2017

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