Growing Eucalypts in Florida for Industrial Wood Production

  • Authors: Geary, T.F.; Meskimen, G.F.; Franklin, E.C.
  • Publication Year: 1983
  • Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
  • Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-23. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 43 p.
  • DOI: 10.2737/SE-GTR-23

Abstract

Eucalypt planting is practical on many sites in southern Florida, and strains resistant to freezes farther north are being bred. Methods have been developed for tree improvement, seed collection and handling, nursery management, plantation establishment and protection,and coppice regeneration.Guides to yields and utilization have been produced.

  • Citation: Geary, T.F.; Meskimen, G.F.; Franklin, E.C. 1983. Growing Eucalypts in Florida for Industrial Wood Production. Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-23. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 43 p.
  • Keywords: Reforestation, eucalyptus, tree improvement, seed technology, nursery practices, establishment methods, protection, coppice management, yields, utilization.
  • Posted Date: January 1, 2000
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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