Log quality from Timber Trade Federation

Timber Trade Federation mbw at ttf.co.uk
Mon Aug 11 10:06:48 EST 1997


henry barker wrote:
> 
> Here in NZ we grow Pinus radiata in a wide spaced trees on pasture
> situation amongst other approaches
> This produces a quality but log but not much else of any real value
> Pruning is critical often the window of opitunity is very narrow
> oftern 6 - 9 months for each pruning lift to keep the defect core to a
> acceptiable level
> 
> My queation is what can be done in the realm of hardwoods
> Less head more logs ?
> what is wood quality like ??
> Species like eucalypts acacias shoria (merantai ?)
> Teak mahoganey ect
> 
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