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The variation and prediction of structural timber properties of standing Pinus patula trees using non-destructive methods
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Pinus patula is the most intensively planted conifer in the tropics and sub‐tropics. In South Africa Pinus patula plantations are the main saw‐log resource for structural lumber production. Improved intensive ...
A method for the non-destructive determination of the knotty core sizes of standing Pinus patula trees, based on ring width assessments at breast height and the pruning history
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The objective of this study was to develop and assess a methodology of using pruning information (age and height) and ring width measurements on increment core samples taken at breast height from standing ...