The New Zealand Dryland Forests Initiative (NZDFI) is a commercially-oriented research and development project. It aims to develop genetically improved planting stock and management systems for ground-durable eucalypt species suited to New Zealand’s dryland regions.

First NZDFI Project Update of 2019 out now!

Our latest Project Update is available, with a summary of our research and development activities over the first half of 2019. There's been a lot going on!

  • Our new Strategy 2020-2030 is available
  • The latest from our breeding trials and propagation work
  • Peeling trials as a first step towards durable eucalypt LVL
  • Research updates from our post-graduate students

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NZDFI Project Update January - June 2019




Representative sample of E. bosistoana veneer.

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