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Impact of Stem Defect Agent Defects on Hardwood Wood Quality

Lawson, Simon. Impact of Stem Defect Agent Defects on Hardwood Wood Quality. Lead Agency: Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI).

Project Start: 9 October 2008

Project End:15 August 2013

Abstract

Queensland's hardwood plantation industry is producing increasing volumes of sawlog, veneer and poles. Wood quality can sometimes be impaired in some plantation hardwoods when the growing trees are attacked by insect borers.

Susceptibility to borer damage varies with the species as well as site conditions or location. The risk model developed from this project will enable the plantation industry to match tree species with appropriate growing conditions in Queensland.

Item Type:Research in Progress
Research Location:Dutton Park, Queensland.
DAF Project ID:3901
Subjects:Forestry
Plant pests and diseases
Contact Email:rip@deedi.qld.gov.au
Deposited On:27 Feb 2012 04:24
Last Modified:27 Feb 2012 04:24

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