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  1. Research article

    Molecular tools for differentiating Cyclaneusma minus morphotypes and assessing their distribution in Pinus radiata forests in New Zealand

    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...

    Shannon Hunter, Morag Glen and Rebecca McDougal

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:21

    Published on: 13 December 2016

  2. Short report

    Spring and autumn phenology of hybrid aspen (Populus tremula L. × P. tremuloides Michx.) genotypes of different geographic origin in hemiboreal Estonia§

    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...

    Reimo Lutter, Arvo Tullus, Tea Tullus and Hardi Tullus

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:20

    Published on: 12 December 2016

  3. Short report

    Elastic constants of green Pinus radiata wood

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

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

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:19

    Published on: 16 October 2016

  4. Short report

    European gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar dispar L.) completes development and defoliates exotic radiata pine plantations in Spain

    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...

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

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:18

    Published on: 13 September 2016

  5. Research article

    Assessment of herbicides for selectively controlling broom (Cytisus scoparius) growing with radiata pine (Pinus radiata) in New Zealand

    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...

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

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:13

    Published on: 19 August 2016

  6. Research article

    Temporal and spatial expression of terpene synthase genes associated with agarwood formation in Aquilaria malaccensis Lam

    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...

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

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:12

    Published on: 20 June 2016

  7. Research article

    The role of planted forests in improving the productive capacity and ecological potential of Scots pine boreal forests in the Middle Volga Region

    Russia’s boreal forests are a major source of timber as well as being a large terrestrial sink for carbon. Planted forests have played an important role in increasing the overall area of the Russian boreal for...

    Evgeny М. Romanov, Тatiana V. Nureeva and Nikolay V. Eremin

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:10

    Published on: 7 June 2016

  8. Research article

    Modelling the effects of genetic improvement on radiata pine wood density

    Density is a key wood quality trait, which is moderately to highly heritable, and has been the focus of selective breeding efforts in radiata pine (Pinus radiata D.Don) in New Zealand. Forest managers require inf...

    Mark O. Kimberley, John R. Moore and Heidi S. Dungey

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:8

    Published on: 12 April 2016

  9. Research article

    The occurrence of progesterone 5β-reductase is not limited to the angiosperms: a functional gene was identified in Picea sitchensis and expressed in Escherichia coli

    Progesterone 5β-reductases (P5ßRs) catalyse one step in the stereospecific biosynthesis of cardenolides (potent repellents of herbivores and pharmaceutical stimulants of disordered heart muscle cells). They we...

    Kristin Rudolph, Thomas Wiegert, Roland Schubert and Frieder Müller-Uri

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:7

    Published on: 10 March 2016

  10. Short report

    Eradication of Paropsisterna beata (Newman) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in a semi-rural suburb in New Zealand

    A large population of Paropsisterna beata (eucalyptus leaf beetle) was detected on Eucalyptus nitens (H. Deane & Maiden) Maiden (Myrtaceae) at Whitemans Valley, a suburb east of Upper Hutt, Wellington, in 2012. T...

    Emmanuel Yamoah, Dave Voice, Disna Gunawardana, Brad Chandler and Don Hammond

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:5

    Published on: 17 February 2016

  11. Research article

    Modelling of root reinforcement and erosion control by ‘Veronese’ poplar on pastoral hill country in New Zealand

    The control of erosion processes is an important issue worldwide. In New Zealand, previous studies have shown the benefits of reforestation or bioengineering measures to control erosion. The impetus for this w...

    M. Schwarz, C. Phillips, M. Marden, I. R. McIvor, G. B. Douglas and A. Watson

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:4

    Published on: 3 February 2016

  12. Research article

    Development of forest-yield maps generated from Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)-enabled harvester StanForD files: preliminary concepts

    The productivity of fast-growing forest plantation stands varies across short distances depending on site and forest characteristics. This indicates that forest managers would benefit from a site-specific appr...

    Alejandro Olivera and Rien Visser

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:3

    Published on: 27 January 2016

  13. Research article

    Armillaria aotearoa species nova

    Three named species of Armillaria are currently recognised as occurring in New Zealand: Armillaria novae-zelandiae (G. Stev.) Herink, A. limonea (G. Stev.) Boesew. and Armillaria hinnulea Kile & Watling. A fourth...

    I. A. Hood and T. D. Ramsfield

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2016 46:2

    Published on: 22 January 2016

  14. Short report

    Development of Pinus radiata suspension cultures from xylogenic callus

    The ability to grow xylogenic Pinus radiata D.Don in a liquid medium rather than on a solid one would produce a more homogeneous culture, and this in turn would improve cell and gene studies. We report the develo...

    Anna R. Caird, Gerty J. H. P. Gielen, Peter Dare, Christine Devillard, Christian Walter and Daniel Gapes

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2015 45:26

    Published on: 9 December 2015

  15. Research article

    Needle fungi in young Tasmanian Pinus radiata plantations in relation to elevation and rainfall

    Needle fungi in conifers have been extensively studied to explore their diversity, but environmental factors influencing the composition of fungal communities in Pinus radiata D.Don needles have received little a...

    Istiana Prihatini, Morag Glen, Timothy J. Wardlaw, David A. Ratkowsky and Caroline L. Mohammed

    New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2015 45:25

    Published on: 7 December 2015

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