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NZ Poplar & Willow Research Trust   a charitable trust benefitting the New Zealand community by funding research and development in the maintenance and enhancement of poplar and willow trees for purposes such as soil conservation, river control and sustainable land management, and providing new information about poplar and willow resulting from research and development. www.poplarandwillow.org.nz Free ***  

Growing poplar and willows trees on farms: Guidelines for establishing and managing poplar and willow trees on farms 

National Poplar and Willow Users Group 

Comprehensive (71 page) report compiled as part of a SFF project. Good practical advice on all aspects including choice of planting stock. 

Downloadable from: 

www.poplarandwillow.org.nz/
files/growing-poplar-and-
willow-trees-on-farms.pdf

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National Poplar and Willow Users Group (2007) 

Willows: Introduced forest trees in New Zealand: Recognition, role, and seed source - The willows, Salix spp. 

FRI Bulletin No.124 Pt 15 

Excellent information but some aspects now dated. 

Scion Publications:
www.scionresearch.com/
general/publications/science-
publications/bulletins#gsc.tab=0

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C.W.S Van Kraayenoord, Slui, and Knowles (1995) 

Poplars: Introduced forest trees in New Zealand: Recognition, role, and seed source - The poplars, Populus spp. 

FRI Bulletin No.124 Pt 17 

Excellent information but some aspects now dated. 

Scion Publications: 

www.scionresearch.com/
general/publications/science-
publications/bulletins#gsc.tab=0

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Wilkinson (2000) 

Poplars for the Farm 

Ian McIvor Plant and Food Research, Poplar No.5 

Focus on clones specially bred for NZ farms. Specifically for farmers/land managers. 

Downloadable from: 

www.poplarandwillow.org.nz/
files/poplar-booklet-5.pdf

Also available in hard copy. 

Free 

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McIvor (2011) 

Poplars and willows for the hill country 

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council 

Various leaflets on species selection, planting and management. Specifically for farmers/land managers 

www.hbrc.govt.nz/Services/
Environment/Environment%20
Topics/Pages/land-management.aspx

Free 

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Poplars for timber production 

Taranaki Regional Council 

Web-based information resource specifically for farmers/land managers 

www.trc.govt.nz/assets/Publications/
information-sheets-and-newsletters/
land-management-information-sheets/
agroforestry-information-sheets/
36poplarsfortimber.pdf

Free 

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Poplars for erosion control 

Northland Regional Council 

Web-based information resource specifically for farmers/land managers 

www.nrc.govt.nz/Environment/
Land/Poplars-for-erosion-control/

Free 

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