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  1. Content type: Proceedings

    Soil fertility management and forest nutrition are key factors determining management and productivity of both natural and planted forests. Reference values for foliar and soil nutrient contents and assessment...

    Authors: Jesús Fernández-Moya, Alfredo Alvarado, Alfonso San Miguel-Ayanz and Miguel Marchamalo-Sacristán

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44(Suppl 1):S6

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 44 Supplement 1

  2. Content type: Proceedings

    In common with many other countries, native forest in the Ireland is under pressure from a variety of sources. Although the area of forest has increased to 10.5% of the land area of Ireland, this is comprised ...

    Authors: Craig Bullock, Jerry Hawe and Declan Little

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44(Suppl 1):S4

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  3. Content type: Proceedings

    Planted forests are increasingly important in world forestry, natural resources conservation, and climate change policies. There is great interest in their potential for carbon sequestration and conservation o...

    Authors: Joseph Buongiorno and Shushuai Zhu

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44(Suppl 1):S2

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 44 Supplement 1

  4. Content type: Research article

    The establishment of even-aged planted stands of New Zealand kauri (Agathis australis (D.Don) Lindl.) for timber has been constrained by a lack of quantitative information on productivity and rotation length on w...

    Authors: Gregory A Steward, Mark O Kimberley, Euan G Mason and Heidi S Dungey

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:27

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  5. Content type: Research article

    To understand the underlying control of patterns of important wood properties is fundamental to silvicultural control of wood quality and genetic selection. This study examines the influences of site, silvicul...

    Authors: Sue D Carson, Dave J Cown, Russell B McKinley and John R Moore

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:26

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The effect of soil erosion on New Zealand production forestry is not well known and there has been no research prior to our study into the relationship between soil nutrient status and planted forests growing ...

    Authors: Marie J Heaphy, David J Lowe, David J Palmer, Haydon S Jones, Gerty JHP Gielen, Graeme R Oliver and Stephen H Pearce

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:24

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  7. Content type: Review

    This review summarises two key aspects of in vitro plant tracheary element (TE) culture systems: establishment of in vitro TE systems and methods for analysing TEs, based on examples of in vitro TE systems in ang...

    Authors: Christine Devillard and Christian Walter

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:22

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Microfibril angle (MFA) is a property of wood cell walls that has a strong influence on end-product quality, particularly for solid timber. Forest managers, tree breeders and wood processors require more quant...

    Authors: John R Moore, Dave J Cown and Russell B McKinley

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:25

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The design, construction and application of a Pinus microarray platform are described. The oligonucleotide microarray was developed using publicly available Pinus cDNA sequences mostly derived from Pinus taeda to...

    Authors: Joseph G. Dubouzet, Lloyd Donaldson, Michael A. Black, Les McNoe, Vincent Liu and Gareth Lloyd-Jones

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:21

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Invasive wilding conifer species are a major threat to biological conservation in New Zealand. Scattered individual plants are particularly problematic as these are very costly to treat and once they reach rep...

    Authors: Stefan Gous, Peter Raal and Michael S. Watt

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:23

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Tawa (Beilschmiedia tawa (A. Cunn.) Kirk) remains a minor but significant hardwood timber in New Zealand, currently sourced from tawa-dominant forest on freehold and Maori land where selective harvesting under su...

    Authors: Mark C. Smale, Sarah J. Richardson and Jennifer M. Hurst

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:20

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Instruments based on resonance are widely used in the forest industry to predict modulus of elasticity (MOE) and segregate logs of varying quality for different end uses for fast growing softwoods such as Pinus r...

    Authors: Michael S. Watt and Guillermo Trincado

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:16

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Effective use of the high capital cost equipment in a central processing yard requires a good understanding of the human component of the system. Poorly designed work schedules have been linked with mental and...

    Authors: Glen Murphy, Hamish Marshall and Andy Dick

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:19

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Poplars and willows are used widely in soil conservation in New Zealand to prevent shallow landslides on hill country. Determining when plants become effective at soil stabilisation is important for developing...

    Authors: Chris J Phillips, Michael Marden and Lambie M Suzanne

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:15

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Kauri (Agathis au stralis (D.Don) Lindl.) is endemic to New Zealand and is the southernmost species of the tropical genus Agathis.

    Authors: Tom H Brookman, Gregory A Steward, Jonathan G Palmer, Pavla Fenwick, Austen H Banks and Travis W Horton

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:14

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  16. Content type: Research article

    LiDAR is an established technology that is increasingly being used to characterise spatial variation in stand metrics used in forest inventory. As the cost of LiDAR acquisition markedly declines with LiDAR pul...

    Authors: Michael S Watt, Andrew Meredith, Pete Watt and Aaron Gunn

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:18

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Sequoia sempervirens (D. Don) Endl.) (redwood) has the potential to be grown in New Zealand in commercial forestry operations and is valued for its naturally durable heartwood. A viable redwood industry based on ...

    Authors: Nicholas Tuatahi Davies, Hsin-Fu Wu and Clemens Michael Altaner

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:17

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  18. Content type: Research article

    There is increasing interest in establishing indigenous forests on marginal pastoral hill country in New Zealand to improve soil conservation, water quality and indigenous biodiversity. Large-scale reforestati...

    Authors: David O Bergin and Mark O Kimberley

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:13

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Three of the traits considered of most economic importance in the genetic improvement of Pinus radiata D. Don, termed as ‘key’ traits, are tree diameter (a proxy for stem volume), wood density and wood stiffness....

    Authors: Stuart G Kennedy, Alvin D Yanchuk, Desmond J Stackpole and Paul A Jefferson

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:12

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  20. Content type: Research

    There is wide variation in the wood properties of plantation-grown coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens (D.Don) Endl.) in New Zealand. Contributing factors are the seed source, silviculture, growth rate and age of...

    Authors: Trevor G Jones, Charlie B Low, Diahanna R O’Callahan and Colleen M Chittenden

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:11

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Plant community assemblage is influenced by many factors, including soil characteristics and the arrival of diaspores from surrounding areas. These factors may be especially important in transition areas, lead...

    Authors: Pavel Dodonov, Danilo Muniz da Silva and Natália Bianca Rosatti

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:10

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Development of a relatively simple growth modelling approach for plantation species that allows derivation of cardinal (base, optimum and ceiling) air temperatures for growth, whilst accounting for changes in ...

    Authors: Michael S Watt, Rafael Rubilar, Mark O Kimberley, Darren J Kriticos, Veronica Emhart, Oscar Mardones, Manuel Acevedo, Matias Pincheira, Jose Stape and Tom Fox

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:9

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  23. Content type: Research

    Phosphorous acid is being investigated as a fungicide for the management of a needle disease caused by Phytophthora pluvialis in Pinus radiata in New Zealand. However, little is known about the penetration charac...

    Authors: Carol Rolando, Robyn Gaskin, David Horgan, Nari Williams and Martin K-F Bader

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:8

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  24. Content type: Research

    Phytophthora pluvialis Reeser, W.L. Sutton & E.M. Hansen is the cause of a newly described disease, red needle cast, in certain stands of Pinus radiata D. Don in New Zealand that experience periodic foliage brown...

    Authors: Ian A Hood, Nari M Williams, Margaret A Dick, Natalija Arhipova, Mark O Kimberley, Peter M Scott and Judy F Gardner

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:7

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Red needle cast, a new foliage disease of Pinus radiata in New Zealand is described. The disease has been variable in incidence and severity both regionally and in different years. The early symptoms of discrete ...

    Authors: Margaret Anne Dick, Nari Michelle Williams, Martin Karl-Friedrich Bader, Judy Frances Gardner and Lindsay Stuart Bulman

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:6

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  26. Content type: Review

    Regional governing organisations in New Zealand are developing new policies to assess and manage the effects of land use intensification on water quality. Such policies require an assessment to be made of pote...

    Authors: Murray Davis

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:2

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  27. Content type: Research article

    To understand the effects of silvicultural treatments on tree and product modulus of elasticity (MOE), an intensive study along the stand-tree-product value chain was conducted. Acoustic tests were performed o...

    Authors: Eini C Lowell, Christine L Todoroki, Dennis P Dykstra and David G Briggs

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2014 44:1

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) has been successfully used to describe a wide range of forest metrics at local, regional and national scales. However, little research has used this technology in young Doug...

    Authors: Michael S Watt, Andrew Meredith, Pete Watt and Aaron Gunn

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2013 43:18

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  29. Content type: Research article

    This paper examines current herbicide use in New Zealand planted forests. Compliance of key herbicides with existing Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards, the key environmental certification body within ...

    Authors: Carol A Rolando, Loretta G Garrett, Brenda R Baillie and Michael S Watt

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2013 43:17

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  30. Content type: Research article

    LiDAR is an established technology that is increasingly being used to characterise spatial variation in important forest metrics such as total stem volume. The cost of forest inventory and LiDAR acquisition ar...

    Authors: Michael S Watt, Thomas Adams, Susana Gonzalez Aracil, Hamish Marshall and Pete Watt

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2013 43:15

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Efforts to address erosion and land degradation in steeplands of many countries have largely relied on revegetation. The policy responses to this issue are many and varied as have been their successes. Reveget...

    Authors: Chris J Phillips, Freddy Rey, Michael Marden and Frederic Liébault

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2013 43:14

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Nectria flute canker is an important disease of Pinus radiata in the South Island of New Zealand. The causal agent of the disease, Neonectria fuckeliana, is a known wound invader of Picea abies in Europe. To test...

    Authors: Tod D Ramsfield, Matthew WP Power and Mark O Kimberley

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2013 43:13

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Spiral grain angle (SGA) is an important factor affecting the distortion and utilisation of solid timber. Little research has investigated how SGA varies at a fine scale within trees and whether this fine-scal...

    Authors: Michael S Watt, Mark O Kimberley, Jonathan J Harrington, Mark JC Riddell, Dave J Cown and John R Moore

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2013 43:12

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  34. Content type: Research article

    A number of data sources currently exist that can provide information on forest plantations at a range of scales over an entire rotation cycle. In particular, LiDAR is quickly becoming the technology of choice...

    Authors: Pete Watt, Andrew Meredith, Chen Yang and Michael S Watt

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2013 43:11

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Mechanical bending stress due to tree sway in strong winds and water stress during drought are thought to contribute to the formation of resin pockets, but it is unclear if these are linked and whether the ini...

    Authors: Trevor G Jones, Geoffrey M Downes, Michael S Watt, Mark O Kimberley, Darius S Culvenor, Maria Ottenschlaeger, George Estcourt and Jianming Xue

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2013 43:10

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Timber from old-growth stands of coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens (D.Don) Endl.) is dimensionally stable, resistant to surface checking and splitting, and has been widely used for outdoor purposes such as deck...

    Authors: Dave Cown, Hamish Marshall, Paul Silcock and Dean Meason

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2013 43:8

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Trials to compare eucalypt species from the blue gum group, including Eucalyptus bicostata Maiden, Blakely & Simmons, E. globulus Labill., E. maidenii F. Muell., and E. pseudoglobulus Naudin ex Maiden were establ...

    Authors: Desmond J Stackpole, Ruth M McConnochie, Heidi S Dungey, Charlie B Low, Rowland D Burdon and Stuart G Kennedy

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2013 43:6

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  38. Content type: Research article

    When aerial LiDAR data is used to construct Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) under vegetation, DEM quality will invariably suffer due to attenuation of the laser pulses by the land cover. Although the ratio of ...

    Authors: Michael S Watt, Thomas Adams, Pete Watt and Hamish Marshall

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2013 43:5

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Historically, a series of regional height-age functions have been used to predict height growth of Pinus radiata in New Zealand. However, for some regions there are no available models while other regions have mo...

    Authors: Mina van der Colff and Mark O Kimberley

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2013 43:4

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  40. Content type: Short report

    Standard protocols for extracting genomic DNA from Pinus radiata D. Don needles, such as CTAB-based methods, can yield large quantities of DNA. However, final DNA purity can be an issue due to carry over of conta...

    Authors: Emily Telfer, Natalie Graham, Lisa Stanbra, Tim Manley and Phillip Wilcox

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2013 43:3

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is an established technology that has been shown to provide accurate information on individual-tree and stand-level forest structure. Although LiDAR has been widely used to ...

    Authors: Michael S Watt, Thomas Adams, Hamish Marshall, David Pont, John Lee, David Crawley and Pete Watt

    Citation: New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 2013 43:1

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