APBI402-South Africa

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Case info

Pine Plantations in South Africa Case- handout for this case

NOTE - detailed background about this case, including several videos produced at the study site, are available at https://pinusradiata.soilweb.ca/

Readings

•Zwolinski, J., M. Johnson, and H. Kotze, 2002. Soil treatments for improved timber production in Pinus radiata plantation is South Africa. Forest Ecology and Management 171:199-209.

Provides data for this study case.

•Kotze H. and B. du Toit. 2012. Silviculture of industrial pine plantations in Southern Africa. In Bredenkamp BV & Upfold S (Eds). The South African Forestry Handbook, 5th edition. Southern African Institute of Forestry, Menlo Park, Pretoria, South Africa.

Provides general background information about South African commercial plantations

•Light M.E. 2015. Plantation re-establishment: Principles of pit preparation. ICFR Technical note 03/2015. Institute for Commercial Forestry Research, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

-Provides detailed description of pitting treatment

•Viero P.W.M. and B. du Toit. 2012. Establishment and regeneration of eucalypt, pine and wattle stands. In Bredenkamp, BV & Upfold, S., (Eds). South African Forestry Handbook, Fifth edition. Southern African Institute of Forestry, Pretoria, South Africa. Chapter 2.9, pp 99-106.

-Provides general background information about South African commercial plantations

•Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of South Africa. 2019. https://www.daff.gov.za/daffweb3/Branches/Forestry-Natural-Resources-Management/Forests/Commercial-Plantation

Resources

1. Generalized overview of topography, climate and vegetation patterns in South Africa [available in Canvas]

2. BACKGROUND INFORMATION FOR CASE STUDY at https://pinusradiata.soilweb.ca/