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Forestry Compendium

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Early weed control at establishment is essential for survival of pine and eucalypt seedlings planted on pasture land, and significantly improves early growth of these seedlings on pasture land, and land prone to early grass and broadleafed weed invasion. Trials with various chemicals showed that...

Author(s)
Schie, R. van
Publisher
Council of Australian Weed Science Societies, Victoria, Australia
Citation
Proceedings of the First Conference of the Council of Australian Weed Science Societies held at National Science Centre, Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 12-14 April 1978, 1978, pp 336-343
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High weed control costs and an uncertain future for the phenoxy herbicides prompted the Queensland Department of Forestry, in Australia, to appoint a project team to review Hoop Pine (Araucaria cunninghamii) weed control and develop solutions to the problems. The team concluded that the best...

Author(s)
Wells, C. H.; Lewty, M. J.
Publisher
Weed Society of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Citation
Proceedings of the Seventh Australian Weeds Conference, Volume I, Perth, Western Australia, 17-21 August, 1984, 1984, pp 215-219
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The different activities of the Forest Research Institute of Malawi Entomology Section such as control of termites, Eucalyptus long horn beetle or Phoracantha semipunctata, Plagiotriptus grasshoppers and aphids (Eulachnus, Pineus and Cinara) are highlighted. Other entomological research including...

Author(s)
Barnett, D. W.; Chilima, C. Z.
Publisher
Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi
Citation
Proceedings of a National Forestry Research Symposium to mark the 30th anniversary (1957-1987) of Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi, 22-23 November, 1987, 1987, pp 219-227
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This paper discusses the product development and classification of pines and eucalypts (Bluegum) applicable to the Malawi situation.

Author(s)
Gorehan, E. J.
Publisher
Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi
Citation
Proceedings of a National Forestry Research Symposium to mark the 30th anniversary (1957-1987) of Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi, 22-23 November, 1987, 1987, pp 162-165
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A series of permanent sample plots were established within the Viphya plantations (Pinus patula), Malawi, to provide basic information on growth and yield. Results revealed that the curves were almost identical with those for Marshall and Foot's 'B' Class Forest. There were no plots in the Viphya...

Author(s)
Tolfts, A. M.
Publisher
Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi
Citation
Proceedings of a National Forestry Research Symposium to mark the 30th anniversary (1957-1987) of Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi, 22-23 November, 1987, 1987, pp 175-180
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This paper reports on a silvicultural situation in Malawi, which were divided into two sections: (1) the major achievements in terms of species and provenance trials, nursery research, tree establishment, management, spacing and rotation and current research on pine timber plantations; and (2) fine ...

Author(s)
Masamba, C. R.
Publisher
Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi
Citation
Proceedings of a National Forestry Research Symposium to mark the 30th anniversary (1957-1987) of Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi, 22-23 November, 1987, 1987, pp 181-190
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The Government of Malawi, with financial assistance from the International Development Research Centre of Canada, started a detailed silvicultural research project in 1978 with an overall objective of identifying suitable species for rural dry zone afforestation. This paper highlights the results...

Author(s)
Ngulube, M.
Publisher
Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi
Citation
Proceedings of a National Forestry Research Symposium to mark the 30th anniversary (1957-1987) of Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi, 22-23 November, 1987, 1987, pp 191-202
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A study was conducted to compare the performance of a single Eucalyptus hybrid E. malolo and E. urophylla, E. grandis and E. camaldulensis. The four species were sown in the nursery on 10 June 1986, and were transplanted in the field on 21 November 1986. The tree heights and stem circumference were ...

Author(s)
Kamanga, K. D. E.; Kayange, C. M.; Clowes, M. S. J.
Publisher
Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi
Citation
Proceedings of a National Forestry Research Symposium to mark the 30th anniversary (1957-1987) of Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi, 22-23 November, 1987, 1987, pp 60-64
AbstractFull Text

The importance of agroforestry and agroforestry systems in controlling erosion and maintaining soil fertility is discussed. Agroforestry practices are also potential land use enterprises that could increase production at sustainable level as shown in Leucaena leucocephala grown in alleys with...

Author(s)
Chimphamba, J. B.
Publisher
Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi
Citation
Proceedings of the first national planning workshop on improvement and strengthening of forestry research in Malawi, Chancellor College, Zomba, Malawi, 12-14 August, 1991, 1991, pp 54-60
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An account is given on the experience of the Kasungu Flue-Cured Tobacco Authority (KFCTA) in establishing fuel plantations composed of Eucalyptus camaldulensis and E. tereticornis in Malawi. Eucalyptus maidenii, E. grandis and other species, Gmelina arborea, Cassia siamea [Senna siamea] and ...

Author(s)
Sadyalunda, E. J.
Publisher
Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi
Citation
Proceedings of the first national planning workshop on improvement and strengthening of forestry research in Malawi, Chancellor College, Zomba, Malawi, 12-14 August, 1991, 1991, pp 65-73

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