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FWPA Report Optimising productivity of hardwood plantations
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Project number: VNC516-1920 This study aimed to improve the knowledge underpinning decisions on the location and management of hardwood plantations across southern Australia by (i) prov…

FWPA webinar video
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Webinar held Wednesday 9th September, 2015. Presented by Dr Simon Southerton, Gondwana Genomics Pty Ltd This FWPA funded project revealed numerous DNA markers controlling pulp yield and…

FWPA webinar video
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  • Webinar

Presented by Benoit Gilbert, Griffith School of Engineering, Wednesday 5th February 2014. To justify continued expansion of Australia’s current hardwood plantation estate, it is becomi…

FWPA webinar video
  • FWPA
  • Webinar

Presented by Geoff Downes, Forest Quality Pty Ltd, Wednesday 11 September 2013. This webinar will present an overview on ways of utilisation of NIR in forest management. Foresters can now pr…

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  • Report

Summary: Every forestry manager wants trees that will grow efficiently, make the best use of land and water resources and maximise yields. However, traditional selective breeding of trees…

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Foresters can now precisely predict Kraft pulp yield from standing trees in eucalypt plantations with hand-held devices that use near-infrared radiation (NIR) and provide immediate resu…

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This report was designed to validate or discard the use of standing tree and/or log acoustics as a tool for predicting Kraft pulp yield (KPY). As a result Acoustic velocity in both standing and…