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Southern Pines

Nikles, D.G. Southern Pines. In: Woods wiki. WW short stories. Friends of ACT Trees, Canberra, ACT. (In Press)

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Abstract

The aim of establishing the 'Southern pine' taxa in Queensland was to determine the most suitable species for a commercial forestry plantation program. The area focused on the south-eastern coastal lowlands on soils of low nutritional status, at that time supporting relatively low-grade eucalypt forest. These plantations were to supplement those of the native hoop pine (Araucaria cunninghamii).

Item Type:Book Section
Business groups:Horticulture and Forestry Science
Keywords:Southern pines, Pinus, loblolly, slash, elliottii, taeda,
Subjects:Science > Biology > Genetics
Forestry > Research. Experimentation
Deposited On:18 Sep 2017 03:42
Last Modified:19 Sep 2017 00:03

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