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New Zealand Journal of Forestry (1963) 8(5): 820–823
©New Zealand Institute of Forestry

Research article
Planting Trials at Balmoral Forest

K.W. Prior

Poor soils and frequent periods of drought have caused heavy and repeated planting losses on the grassland areas at Balmoral Forest. This paper records the results of planting trials carried out with Pinus nigra {laricio) and P. radiata. On the dry Balmoral sites, trees planted at the bottoms of furrows or in prepared hollows have a significantly higher survival rate than trees planted on level ground.
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