Document Library

An index to our poplar and willow documentation

Reuse of farm dairy effluent

Coppiced poplars and willows show potential for use in effluent irrigated systems

Topics: Effluent Management;

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Root response to removal of shoots in cuttings of willow and poplar

Mauricio Maldonado, Peter D. Kemp, Ian R. McIvor, Grant B. Douglas

A presentation at the IPC Working Party in Gisborne, 2014.

Topics: Cultivation;

Document Type: Presentations; IPC - Gisborne 2014;

Rusts of Willows and Poplars

Topics: Diseases; Rust;

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Silvopastoral management of ‘Veronese’ poplars on an erosion-prone hillslope

Effect of pruning young poplars on water use and light

Topics: Erosion Control; Farms;

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Survival of Poplar and willow plantings: implications for erosion control

Michael Marden and Chris Phillips

A presentation at the IPC Working Party in Gisborne, 2014.

Topics: Erosion Control; Farms; Cultivation;

Document Type: Presentations; IPC - Gisborne 2014;

The impact of biogas digestate application on young short rotation willow ecosystem

Katrin Heinsoo

A presentation at the IPC Working Party in Gisborne, 2014.

Topics: Cultivation; Nutrition and Fertiliser;

Document Type: Presentations; IPC - Gisborne 2014;

The Search for Grey Poplar Clones That Propagate Easily

R.O. Miller, B.A. Bender, & P. McGovern

A presentation at the IPC Working Party in Gisborne, 2014.

Topics: Cultivation; Poplar Information;

Document Type: Presentations; IPC - Gisborne 2014;

The use of willows in the rivers of the Bay of Plenty region, New Zealand

Tony Dunlop (Bay of Plenty Regional Council) & Gary Williams (Waterscape)

A presentation at the IPC Working Party in Gisborne, 2014.

Topics: Erosion Control; Rivers; Root Systems;

Document Type: Presentations; IPC - Gisborne 2014;

Trees for the farm

Ian McIvor

A decision support tool for farmers booklet

Topics: Erosion Control; Cultivation; Poplar Information; Willow Information; Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Publications;

Welcome to Middle Earth

Garth Eyles

A presentation at the IPC Working Party in Gisborne, 2014. An overview of the use of Poplar and Willows in New Zealand.

Topics: Erosion Control; Farms; Rivers; Poplar Information; Willow Information;

Document Type: Presentations; IPC - Gisborne 2014;

Where to buy poles

Topics: Purchasing Poles;

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Willow Identification Key

A key to help identify some of the willows in New Zealand

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Winning with Willows

Linda Newstrom-Lloyd, Ian McIvor, Trevor Jones, Manon Gabarret & Blandine Polturat

Extending the supply of nutritious pollen for bees in spring. This informative booklet provides information on the pollen and nectar cycles of many willow cultivars.

Topics: Bee Nutrition;

Document Type: Publications;

Planting Poplars & Willows: Assessing the Site

Learn how to assess hill country sites and place poles for best effect to reduce erosion.

Topics: Cultivation;

Document Type: Videos;

Planting Poplars & Willows: Choosing the Best Poles

The best choice depends on your requirements. Get good advice on choosing the right poles in terms of the right size and variety.

Topics: Cultivation; Purchasing Poles;

Document Type: Videos;

Planting Poplars & Willows: Successful Planting

Tips for storage, treatment and planting of poplar and willow poles for successful planting.

Topics: Cultivation;

Document Type: Videos;

Managing Poplars & Willows: Re-Ramming Recently Planted Poles

Poplar poles sometimes require re-ramming as the summer progresses after recent planting. Re-ramming helps secure the pole and enhance root contact with the soil.

Topics: Cultivation;

Document Type: Videos;

Managing Poplars & Willows: Form-Pruning Poplars

Poplars should be form-pruned. Single stems are healthier with greater longevity, allow for better pasture growth and are more likely to produce millable logs.

Topics: Cultivation;

Document Type: Videos;

Managing Poplars & Willows: High-Pruning Poplars

Poplars may benefit from high pruning to increase their health and longevity, encourage pasture growth and to produce millable logs.

Topics: Cultivation;

Document Type: Videos;

Managing Poplars & Willows: Pollarding Willows from Within the Tree

Pollarding willows is useful to manage tree size when producing fodder for stock and producing planting poles. Safety is a key issue.

Topics: Fodder; Cultivation;

Document Type: Videos;

Managing Poplars & Willows: Pollarding Willows from a Tractor Mounted Box

A tractor mounted bin is a useful way to quickly and easy way to pollard willows on the farm, particularly in flat to easy country. Safety is paramount.

Topics: Fodder; Cultivation;

Document Type: Videos;

Managing Poplars and Willows: Pollarding Older Willows

Older willows can be pollarded to allow them to become a fodder source.

Topics: Fodder; Cultivation; Willow Information;

Document Type: Videos;

Managing Poplars and Willows: Pollarding Young Willows in a Fodder Block

Safety is paramount when pollarding willows, especially for the first time. Willows can provide decent fodder for stock.

Topics: Fodder; Willow Information; Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Videos;