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Stories from a forest soil
(Indigenous Forest Section of the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association, 2008-08)
Early in the European colonisation of New Zealand, settlers were attracted to the colony by promises of a land abounding in fertile soils. A similar subterfuge was used to encourage the wave of settlers pushing west in the ...
Soil and forest pattern of Saltwater Forest
(Indigenous Forest Section of the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association, 2009-02)
We are familiar with effects of soil type on forest compositions, particularly in natural forests. Species organise themselves in the landscape in part according to their competitiveness in different conditions of soil ...