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November, 2017

 Report: Towards Commercialising Cypress as a High-Value Plantation Forest Species

The NZ Farm Forestry Association, with support from the MPI Sustainable Farming Fund, have completed a report looking at the commercial potential for cypress as a plantation forest crop in New Zealand. The Cypress Development Group of NZFFA co-funded this project which involved measuring thousands of trees throughout New Zealand.

Historical clonal cypress trials established by the Forest Research Institute (now Scion) between 1994 and 1998 across a range of different regions and locations in New Zealand, were measured with the intention of revealing the commercial potential for the species and to offer insight into future direction for growers.

The report is available here »

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