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Now that the old-growth redwood forests of western USA are no longer available as a source of this prized timber, attention is focussing on the very promising potential for sustainably plantation-grown redwood (Sequoia) in New Zealand. Join NZFFA »

  • Report: Trees for steep slopes - coast redwood
    Dean Satchell, July 2018 (Access: unrestricted)
    In this page: Redwood for mitigating erosion Siting Management and silviculture Weed potential Timber Where there is a high risk of post-harvesting landslides, redwood has the potential to become an important…
  • Report: Trees for steep slopes - giant sequoia
    Dean Satchell, July 2018 (Access: unrestricted)
    In this page: Siting Management and silviculture Pests and diseases Timber Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) grows on free draining soils at altitudes of between 830 m and 2700 m in its…

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Redwood Handbook

Best Practice with Farm Forestry Timber Species
Ian Nicholas
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Timber properties and market
Chapter 3: Site selection
Chapter 4: health
Chapter 5: Seed source and breeding
Chapter 6: Establishment
Chapter 7: Pruning and thinning
Chapter 8: Growth model and regime example
Chapter 9: Economic analysis
Chapter 10: Utilisation
Chapter 11, 12, 13: Summary, references and web links, glossary


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Farm Forestry - Headlines

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