Limitations include geology, detailed soil analysis, economics, species potential, andthe coarse scale. 24Keenan, R. 1998. Undertaken byQueensland Forest Research InstituteFarm forestry in the tropics: potential and pitfalls (prelim on plantation potential)Northern Queensland, above 1000 mm onlyP. caribaea var. hondurensis,A. cunninghamii and various Euc and rainforest sp.BIOCLIMCleared land, rainfall, slopes, climateDistance from Cairns, land use (not used for high value agriculture or farming)Distance from CairnsMap of capable land for a number of speciesN/AMap of capable land for a number of species25Lancefield Consultants, 1995Farm Forestry Strategy Task Force Consultancy SW WAP. radiata, E. globulus,P. pinasterMAIs, Cleared freehold land, rainfall, soils, growth ratesDistance to centreIRRsBlue gum potential mapRainfall >450mm/yr for pinaster, >600mm/yr Area statements by regional groups73
Ref No.Author/ Date/SourceTitleRegionsSpeciesData lists used CapabilitySuitabilityEconomic analysisMaps usedEnvelopesNotesReportfor other sp.26Landsberg, J.J., Jones, P.M. and Pryor,L.D., 1990, Report on a study undertaken for the Common-wealth Ministerfor Resources.Development of aplantation strategy for the south-east forests of NSW.SE NSWE.nitensE.grandisE.salignaE.globulus others discussedMAI for various eucalypts in varying areaseconomic analysis, inc RoR.Lithography, rainfall Doesn’t account for land costs.RoR’s for varyingyields and rotations based on establishment and maintenancecosts.None published Rainfall 850-900mmrainfall 650-850mmrainfall>900mmslopes <15orateable landProvides area based on capability, includesapprox MAI’s, doesn’tinclude land value27Bonny, L, 1991, FCNSW, Research Paper No. 12. Growth of an E.grandisplantationfollowing intensive silvicultural treatments applied in the firstsix years.Coffs HarbourE. grandisProvides MAI & CAI curvesN/AN/ANoneNoneN/AProvides idea of growth rates with differing treatments.28Lewis, N. B and Ferguson, I.S., 1993.Management of radiata pine.Australia, New Zealand, Chile, South AfricaP.radiataGrowth and yield curvesN/AN/ADescriptive not specificNoneGeneral requirements of radiata pineComprehensive bookcovering all aspects of radiata pine management29Lindenmeyer, Mackay, Nix, 1996, Aust For.59 p74-89.The bioclimatic domains of four species of commercially important eucalypts from South-Eastern Australia.SE AustE.regnansE.delegatensisE.fastigataE.nitensBioclim Analysis for each species EUCALIST used for data source.Elevation, rainfall, distribution, temp range and seasonal changes. N/ANoneVery small scale potential mapsElevation, rainfall, temperature.Uses natural ranges of species and climatic requirements,matching them with bioclim analysis.