Kōrero: Forestry research



Sheep graze under trees planted at wider-than-normal spacings on a farm. Agroforestry – where forestry is combined with animal farming – was trialled during the 1970s and 1980s, but has now fallen out of favour. It was found that under these conditions trees grew too fast, resulting in poor wood quality.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Margaret Richardson, 'Forestry research - Studying exotic plantations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17053/agroforestry (accessed 27 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Margaret Richardson, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008