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New Zealand Journal of Forestry is a peer-reviewed journal publishing forestry research relevant to New Zealand/Aotearoa and the South Pacific. It has been published since 1925 (as Te Kura Ngahere until 1936). Full text articles are now available as PDF files for all issues. Issues ≤ 3 years old are restricted to subscribers—all older issues are available free. The New Zealand Journal of Forestry is published by the New Zealand Institute of Forestry (Inc.).

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  Current Issue:
Genetics, tree improvement and PSPs
Chris Goulding
Pages: 2
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 168 KB)

Feature article
A new impetus for radiata pine breeding - identifying the opportunities
John A. Butcher
Pages: 3–7
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 286 KB)

Feature article
Successful varietal forestry with radiata pine in New Zealand
Mike Carson, Sue Carson and Christine Te Riini
Pages: 8–11
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 249 KB)

Feature article
Quantitative genetics and developments in Scionís tree breeding programmes
Heidi Dungey, Bob Shula, Mari Suontama, Yongjun Li, Charlie Low and Toby Stovold
Pages: 12–16
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 412 KB)

Feature article
New Zealand forestry enters the genomics era - towards a genome sequence of radiata pine
Phillip L. Wilcox and Lucy J. Macdonald
Pages: 17–22
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 397 KB)

Feature article
New Zealand forestry enters the genomics era - applications of genomics in tree breeding
Yongjun Li, Emily Telfer and Phillip L. Wilcox
Pages: 23–25
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 158 KB)

Feature article
Tree genetic resources for forest biosecurity - a gap in statutory provisions and its ramifications
Rowland D. Burdon and Heidi S. Dungey
Pages: 26–30
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 362 KB)

Professional Paper
Economic analysis of a target diameter harvesting system in radiata pine
Christopher Perry, Mark Bloomberg and David Evison
Pages: 31–37
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 725 KB)

Professional Paper
Tree counts from airborne LiDAR
David Pont, Mark Kimberley, Rod Brownlie, Justin Morgenroth and Michael S. Watt
Pages: 38–43
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 303 KB)

Letter to the Editor
Juvenile wood - for the sake of science get the terminology and concepts straight!
Rowland D. Burdon
Pages: 44
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 57 KB)

Last word
John Hay
Pages: 45
Abstract | Article (pdf file, 274 KB)

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