Document Library: Publications

An index to our poplar and willow documentation

Photos of the 16 Demonstration Poplars at age 2 years

Photos of the 16 Demonstration Poplars at age 2 years showing branching arrangement, where the top shoots emerge from, and shoot dominance.

Topics: Poplar Information;

Document Type: Publications;

Poplar demonstration - watch out for it!

The purpose: to show the features of different hybrid poplar clones being bred in New Zealand for soil stabilisation, shelter, shade, riverbank protection, timber, and carbon credits.

Topics: Poplar Information;

Document Type: Publications;

Poplars and willows in the Waitetuna Valley

Kate Taylor

Trees of all ages and species cover Mike and Madeline Moss’s Raglan farm… helping promote the message of planting the right tree in the right place. Journalist Kate Taylor visited on an overcast winter’s day to see for herself.

Topics: Erosion Control; Farms; Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Publications;

Early root development in 'Tangoio' tree willow planted as poles

McIvor I, Jones T, Ward R

Several studies have reported on root development of poplars of various ages growing on pastoral slopes but little is known of root development of willows grown on pastoral hillslopes. This report presents new information about root development in willow trees grown from poles.

Topics: Erosion Control; Root Systems; Willow Information;

Document Type: Publications;

New Willow Identification Key

Landcare Research

A new Salix key is on the Manaaki Whenua website at https://keys.landcareresearch.co.nz/nzsalix/.

Topics: Willow Information;

Document Type: Publications;

Are Poplars and Willows in Your Farm Plan?

Checklist of advantages of using poplars and willows in your farm plan

Topics: Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Publications;

Guide to Erosion Control/spaced Plantings Being Eligible to Enter the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)  

Woodnet Forestry, Marginal Land & Carbon Consultancy Services

A guide to erosion control/spaced plantings being eligible to enter the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).

Topics: Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Publications;

Killing old poplar trees using chemicals

Ian McIvor and Carlo van den Dijssel

Large or old poplar trees planted for soil conservation and now considered a safety risk can be poisoned, killed and left standing using appropriate herbicide applied to the conducting tissue in the trunk.

Topics: Cultivation; Poplar Information; Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Publications;

NZPWRT Marketing Plan 2016

This Marketing Plan has been developed by the TRUST as an extension initiative to achieve increased plantings on farms in vulnerable hill country areas.

Topics:

Document Type: Publications;

Hill Country Heroes

The New Zealand Poplar & Willow Trust corporate document explains the trust and the importance of poplar and willows in New Zealand

Topics: Erosion Control; Poplar Information; Willow Information;

Document Type: Publications;

Old Willow Identification Key

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

Topics: Willow Information;

Document Type: Publications;

Growing Poplar and Willow Trees on Farms

Guidelines for Establishing and Managing Poplar and Willow Trees on Farms Compiled and Prepared by the National Poplar and Willow Users Group as part of the Sustainable Farming Fund’s Poplar & Willow Project (Grant No. 04/089)

Topics: Cultivation; Trees for the Farm;

Document Type: Publications;

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;

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;