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  1. Content type: Research article

    Restoring erosion-prone land with indigenous species, whether by managed reforestation (planting) or by passive natural reversion, is reliant on knowing which species mix is likely to provide the quickest and ...

    Authors: M. Marden, S. Lambie and D. Rowan

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2018 48:11

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    Pinus radiata D.Don has been established in a wide range of soils and climatic conditions, showing high variability in both leaf area and volume productivity. Previous research has shown that plantation yield is ...

    Authors: Hebert Ojeda, Rafael A. Rubilar, Cristian Montes, Jorge Cancino and Miguel Espinosa

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2018 48:10

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Tree allometric equations are critical tools for determining tree volume, biomass and carbon stocks. However, there is a lack of species-specific biomass equations for juvenile trees of many of New Zealand’s i...

    Authors: Michael Marden, Suzanne Lambie and Chris Phillips

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2018 48:9

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Douglas-fir comprises 6% of New Zealand’s planted forest area and contributes to the national carbon sequestration estimate. Carbon stock changes in Douglas-fir stem wood can be calculated by multiplying the i...

    Authors: Peter N. Beets, Mark O. Kimberley, Graeme R. Oliver and Stephen H. Pearce

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2018 48:8

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The Stakeholders in Methyl Bromide Reduction (STIMBR) are evaluating ethanedinitrile (EDN) as an alternative fumigant to methyl bromide for use as a phytosanitary treatment for pine logs (Pinus radiata D.Don). Et...

    Authors: Matthew Hall, Anthony Adlam, Adam Matich, Adriana Najar-Rodriguez, Pranoy Pal and Don Brash

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2018 48:7

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Taiwania (Taiwania cryptomerioides Hayata) is a relict tree species found mainly in Taiwan, with smaller populations in China, Vietnam, and Myanmar. Taiwania is considered to be vulnerable to extinction. The obje...

    Authors: Chih-Ming Chiu, Ching-Te Chien, Gord Nigh and Chih-Hsin Chung

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2018 48:6

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Concern is growing about the future of forestry productivity due to intensive nutrient removal, as a result of different harvesting operations. This study aimed to determine the effects on forest productivity ...

    Authors: Lindani Z. Mavimbela, Jacob W. Crous, Andrew R. Morris and Paxie W. Chirwa

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2018 48:5

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Gradients and disturbances affect plant communities. Cloud forests exist on elevational gradients and are often disturbed by being cleared for agriculture, so they present a unique opportunity for the investig...

    Authors: Randall W. Myster

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2018 48:4

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Eucalyptus species can be alternative plantation species to Pinus radiata D.Don (radiata pine) for New Zealand. One promising high value use for eucalypts is laminated veneer lumber (LVL) due to their fast growth...

    Authors: Fei Guo and Clemens Michael Altaner

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2018 48:3

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  10. Content type: Research article

    In pine plantations, shading following canopy closure reduces the growth of competing vegetation. However, canopy closure is not always achieved if low initial planting density, pruning and thinning are practi...

    Authors: Keith M. Little, Carol A. Rolando and Andrew R. Morris

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2018 48:2

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  11. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2018 48:1

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  12. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Grzegorz Szewczyk and Janusz M. Sowa

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:24

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Bamboo is among the important plants that help shape the socio-economic fabric of rural India. It provides employment, sustains business ventures, has medicinal applications and even helps in carbon sequestrat...

    Authors: Solomon Das, Y. P. Singh, Yogesh K. Negi and P. C. Shrivastav

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:23

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  14. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Florian Schnabel, Pablo J. Donoso and Carolin Winter

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:21

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  15. Content type: Research article

    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.

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

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:20

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Two indices, the 300 Index and Site Index, are commonly used to quantify productivity of Pinus radiata D.Don within New Zealand. Although maps of these indices exist, availability of new data and modifications to...

    Authors: Mark O. Kimberley, Michael S. Watt and Duncan Harrison

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:19

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  17. Content type: Research article

    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 ...

    Authors: 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

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:18

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  18. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:15

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Early developmental stages of plants are expected to be a major bottleneck to recruitment. Information on the response of seedling to anticipated water availability is urgently needed in regions where tree see...

    Authors: Runmei Gao, Xiaodong Shi and Jian R. Wang

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:14

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  20. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:13

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  21. Content type: Short report

    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...

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

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:12

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  22. Content type: Research article

    A model of individual tree growth using simple predictors in a managed black beech (Fuscospora solandri (Hook.f.) Heenan & Smissen) forest could provide a useful tool for predicting future stand characteristics.

    Authors: Elias Ganivet, Elena Moltchanova and Mark Bloomberg

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:11

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  23. Content type: Research article

    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...

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

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:10

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  24. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Ian Ferguson

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:9

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  25. Content type: Short report

    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...

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

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:8

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  26. Content type: Short report

    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...

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

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:7

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  27. Content type: Review

    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...

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

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:6

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  28. Content type: Research article

    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...

    Authors: Tohru Nakajima, Norihiko Shiraishi, Hidesato Kanomata and Mitsuo Matsumoto

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:4

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Control of weeds is important for survival, growth and uniformity of planted conifers, such as Pinus radiata D.Don and Pseudotsuga mensiesii var. menziesii (Mirb.) Franco. Despite pressure to find environmentally...

    Authors: Carol A. Rolando, Michael S. Watt, Christine Todoroki, David Henley and Alan Leckie

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:1

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Cloud forests are common in the Neotropics and an important part of its hydrological cycle. An investigation on how elevation and recovery from agriculture affects cloud forest floristics and physical structur...

    Authors: Randall W. Myster

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2017 47:3

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  31. Content type: Research article

    With the continuing deposition of atmospheric nitrogen (N), N has become a major factor affecting ecosystem carbon (C) balance and N cycles. However, it is still unclear how increasing N deposition alters abov...

    Authors: Ying Liu, Peng Li, Guoliang Wang, Guobin Liu and Zhanbin Li

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:25

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Establishment of exotic forest on erosion-prone pastoral hill country in the East Coast region of New Zealand escalated following a major cyclonic storm in 1988. Pinus radiata D.Don is the predominant species use...

    Authors: Michael Marden, Donna Rowan and Suzanne Lambie

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:24

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Renewable energy sources such as biomass are an important aspect of the energy policy of the European Union. As the use of ‘full-value wood’ for energy purposes has been restricted, short-rotation forestry may...

    Authors: Marzena Niemczyk, Tomasz Wojda and Adam Kaliszewski

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:22

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Cyclaneusma needle cast (CNC) is a pine disease caused by the ascomycetous fungus Cyclaneusma minus (Butin) DiCosmo, Peredo and Minter. The pathogen occurs worldwide but is of particular significance in New Zeala...

    Authors: Shannon Hunter, Morag Glen and Rebecca McDougal

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:21

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  35. Content type: Short report

    Increasing demand for renewable energy resources and the need to mitigate climate change have raised interest in short-rotation forestry with fast-growing deciduous trees like hybrid aspen (Populus tremula L. × P...

    Authors: Reimo Lutter, Arvo Tullus, Tea Tullus and Hardi Tullus

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:20

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  36. Content type: Short report

    Mathematical modelling is often used to investigate phenomena difficult or impossible to measure experimentally.

    Authors: Nicholas T. Davies, Clemens M. Altaner and Luis A. Apiolaza

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:19

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  37. Content type: Short report

    Like most pines, radiata pine (Pinus radiata D.Don) is conventionally considered resistant to defoliation by European gypsy moth, i.e. it is only consumed by late larval stages, or when susceptible species are no...

    Authors: Fernando Castedo-Dorado, Gorka Lago-Parra, María J. Lombardero, Andrew M. Liebhold and María F. Álvarez-Taboada

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:18

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  38. Content type: Short report

    The use of herbicides for weed control in New Zealand planted forestry is important for primary production. The objective of this study was to assess the environmental fate of terbuthylazine and hexazinone in ...

    Authors: Loretta G. Garrett, Michael S. Watt and Stephen H. Pearce

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:17

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Broom (Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link) is an invasive weed in many commercial radiata pine (Pinus radiata D.Don) plantations throughout New Zealand. A variety of herbicides are available to selectively control young...

    Authors: Hop Tran, Kerry C. Harrington, Alastair W. Robertson and Michael S. Watt

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:13

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  40. Content type: Research article

    The diseased wood, agarwood, from the tropical tree taxa Aquilaria, is famed for its unique fragrance and medicinal values, mainly due to its richness in secondary metabolites such as the sesquiterpenes. The pres...

    Authors: Anor Basah Azzarina, Rozi Mohamed, Shiou Yih Lee and Mohd Nazre

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:12

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