Kōrero: Weeds of agriculture

Controlling wilding pines

Controlling wilding pines

Wilding pines are any pine trees that grow in unwanted areas, usually from seed dispersal. The most common are Pinus radiata, Pinus contorta and Douglas fir. They can be controlled by spraying, felling or ring barking, or by pulling or digging out the young tree, as shown here by Neville Peat, a Department of Conservation officer in the Wakatipu area.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10059556
Photograph by Neville Parminter

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Ian Popay, 'Weeds of agriculture - Weeds in water and in ecosystems', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16484/controlling-wilding-pines (accessed 24 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Ian Popay, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008