Full workshop proceedings

Our recent workshop, run jointly with the University of Canterbury, proved a resounding success, with a series of high-calibre presentations followed by an excellent day in the field. The workshop was hosted by the Marlborough Research Centre, Blenheim.

Full proceedings from the April 2017 workshop are available for download here: 

Durable Eucalypts on Drylands: Protecting and Enhancing Value


Workshop presentations

Videos and pdfs of all Day 1 presentations are available below. 

Presentation Author/s Powerpoint presentation Video link
NZDFI: achievements, constraints and opportunities 


Shaf van Ballekom, NZDFI chairman and Proseed

  pdf  video
Sites, modelling and silviculture


Euan Mason, Justin Morgenroth and Serajis Salekin, University of Canterbury

 pdf  video
The NZDFI breeding plan  Luis Apiolaza, University of Canterbury, and Ruth McConnochie 


(coming soon)

Durability: American style  Jeffrey Morrell, Oregon State University  pdf  video
Determining the natural durability of eucalypts in Australia  Laurie Cookson  pdf  video
Improving heartwood of durable eucalypts  Clemens Altaner, Jackley Li, Gayatri Mishra,  University of Canterbury  pdf  video
Managing tree health of plantation eucalypts in Tasmania  Tim Wardlaw, Forestry Tasmania  pdf  video
Eucalypt health: defoliation, impacts and monitoring 


Tara Murray and Huimin Lin, University of Canterbury

 pdf  video
Minimising growth-strain to improve processing  Clemens Altaner, Nick Davies and Fei Guo, University of Canterbury  pdf  video
Vegetative propagation of durable eucalypts  Paul Schroeder, Proseed  pdf  video
Tissue culture of durable eucalypts  David Leung , University of Canterbury  pdf  video
Down-stream opportunities: LVL requirements and markets  Tomo Kakitani, Sumitomo  pdf  video