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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Fodder Tree Project

Topics: Fodder;

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Plant Materials for River Training and Bank Protection

Willows and Riverbanks

Topics: Erosion Control; Rivers;

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Influence of slope position on ‘Veronese’ poplar root growth

Slope position and poplar root development

Topics: Erosion Control; Farms;

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Effect of trees on hill country soil stability of hill country soils

A study of transpiration and root distribution

Topics: Erosion Control; Farms;

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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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Rusts of Willows and Poplars

Topics: Diseases; Rust;

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Factsheet 4: Willow sawfly, Nematus oligospilus

Willow sawfly was first discovered in Auckland in 1997, and is now found throughout New Zealand.

Topics: Pests; Willow sawfly, Nematus oligospilus;

Document Type: Fact Sheets;

Factsheet 5: Giant willow aphid

Giant Willow Aphid, Tuberolachnus salignus was first sighted and reported in December, 2013 from Auckland. As of March 2014 it can be found throughout the North Island and as far as Clyde in the South Island. This aphid dispersed at a very rapid rate.

Topics: Pests; Giant Willow Aphid Tuberolachnus salignus ;

Document Type: Fact Sheets;

Factsheet 3: Setting up a willow coppice block for fodder

Tree fodder is a valuable source of stock nutrition, especially during periods of drought.

Topics: Fodder;

Document Type: Fact Sheets;