Plantation Thinning and Pruning - Farm Forestry Research Seminar
This seminar for farm forestry service providers and growers covered the latest research on stocking rates and thinning and pruning of farm plantations. Watch the videos and presentations to find out more.
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Managing plantation hardwoods for growth and quality
Matt Wood, Research Scientist Forestry Tasmania
Matt tells us about the latest research results by the CRC for Forestry on thinning and pruning regimes for Eucalyptus nitens and E. globulus.
Management for growth and wood quality in Tasmania
Carngham agroforestry systems trial - 25 years
Tim Jackson, Farm Forestry Officer, Farm Services Victoria, DPI
This trial looked at stocking rates and agroforestry designs integrating pine and sheep production. Tim shares the highlights.
Carngham agroforestry systems trial
Using tree measurement to guide thinning decisions
Rowan Reid, Consultant Agroforestry Insight
Rowan talks about managing competition using the diameter to basal area ratio to guide thinning decisions.
Second rotation coppice management
Wayne Richardson, Research Coordinator Forestry SA
Wayne outlines coppice management options following harvest of Eucalyptus globulus plantations. He compares coppice versus seedlings for establishment of second rotation plantations.
Plantation Management - Thinning and pruning
Using the Farm Forestry Toolbox
Peter Taylor, Policy Division Private Forests Tasmania
Peter demonstrates computer tools that analyse plantation performance and inform thinning and pruning management decisions.
Plantation Management and the Farm forestry toolbox