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Cypress - Reports

  • Report: Trees for steep slopes - Cypress
    Dean Satchell, July 2018 (Access: unrestricted)
    Macrocarpa and cypress have been planted for shelter, shade and aesthetic values for well over 100 years throughout New Zealand, primarily because of easy establishment and good growth rates (Satchell, 2017).…

Cypress Development Group reports

Specialty Wood Products partnership reports

  • NZ Cypress Forestry Strategy - Stage One 2019-2020
    SWP-T099 - Access: unrestricted.
    November 2020
    Interim report – industry consultation; forest resource analysis; draft strategy development Outcomes of consultation with corporate growers and the harvesting and marketing and consultancy sectors
  • Dimensional Stability of Specialty Species (final report)
    SWP-T090 - Access: unrestricted.
    December 2019
    Changes in the moisture content of wood changes its dimensions. The magnitude of these changes (dimensional stability) can have a large impact on how the wood performs in service. Poor…
  • Non-destructive detection of the heartwood-sapwood barrier
    SWP-T088 - Access: NZFFA membership. This SWP report shall at all times be kept confidential and not directly or indirectly be made available to anyone who is not an SWP member.
    September 2019
    This study examined the feasibility of using synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging to identify the heartwood-sapwood barrier in trees (Eucalyptus globoidea, Eucalyptus bosistoana and Cupressus ovensii). The dielectric properties measured of…
  • Dimensional Stability of Specialty Species (interim report)
    SWP-T074 - Access: unrestricted.
    May 2019
    Dimensional changes caused by changes in wood moisture content (dimensional stability) can have a large impact on how the wood performs in service. Poor dimensional stability can lead to cracking,…
  • LVL Stiffness Calculator User Guide
    SWP-T059 - Access: unrestricted.
    June 2018
    This software is only intended to be used as a decision tool that enables questions to be asked about the potential suitability of a wood resource being able to supply a range of LVL grades.…

Other reports


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