The second major joint NZDFI/University of Canterbury workshop, held on June 19th 2018, again reflected the high-calibre research being undertaken by a number of UC departments and others. We are making huge strides!

We would like to thank all those who attended, all presenters, and all project funders and supporters. .

All workshop presentations are available for download below.


The strategy for establishing a durable eucalyptus industry Paul Millen (NZDFI Project Manager)
Eucalyptus trees with abundant heartwood of good quality Dr Clemens Altaner/Yanjie Lie (UC School of Forestry)
Growth models for durable eucalypts Serajis Salekin /Dr Justin Morgenroth (UC School of Forestry)
Managing insect pests in durable eucalypt plantations Dr Tara Murray (UC School of Forestry)
The NZDFI breeding programme Dr Luis Apiolaza (UC School of Forestry) and Ruth McConnochie (NZDFI)
Measuring sapwood depth on standing trees Bill Heffernan / Nurzhan Nursultanov (EPEC Centre)
Wireless TreeTap Michael Hayes / Michael Frampton (UC School of Electrical Engineering)
The Japanese export market for durable eucalypts: technical specifications Tomo Kakitani (Sumitomo)
Laminated veneer lumber (LVL) from E. globoidea Fei Guo (UC School of Forestry)
Making durable eucalypts fit for processing – early selection for low growth-strain Nick Davies/Dr Clemens Altaner (UC School of Forestry)
Propagation of improved durable eucalypts Paul Schroeder (Proseed)
Minimising growth strain to transform processing: SFF Project 407602 summary Dr Clemens Altaner (UC School of Forestry)