Limitations include geology detailed soil analysis economics species potential

Limitations include geology detailed soil analysis

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Limitations include geology, detailed soil analysis, economics, species potential, and the coarse scale. 24 Keenan, R. 1998. Undertaken by Queensland Forest Research Institute Farm forestry in the tropics: potential and pitfalls (prelim on plantation potential) Northern Queenslan d, above 1000 mm only P. caribaea var. hondurensis, A. cunninghamii and various Euc and rainforest sp. BIOCLIM Cleared land, rainfall, slopes, climate Distance from Cairns, land use (not used for high value agriculture or farming) Distance from Cairns Map of capable land for a number of species N/A Map of capable land for a number of species 25 Lancefield Consultants, 1995 Farm Forestry Strategy Task Force Consultancy SW WA P. radiata, E. globulus, P. pinaster MAIs, Cleared freehold land, rainfall, soils, growth rates Distance to centre IRRs Blue gum potential map Rainfall >450mm/yr for pinaster, >600mm/yr Area statements by regional groups 73
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Ref No. Author/ Date/Source Title Regions Species Data lists used Capability Suitability Economic analysis Maps used Envelopes Notes Report for other sp. 26 Landsberg, J.J., Jones, P.M. and Pryor, L.D., 1990, Report on a study undertaken for the Common- wealth Minister for Resources. Development of a plantation strategy for the south-east forests of NSW. SE NSW E.nitens E.grandis E.saligna E.globulus others discussed MAI for various eucalypts in varying areas economic analysis, inc RoR. Lithography, rainfall Doesn’t account for land costs. RoR’s for varying yields and rotations based on establishment and maintenance costs. None published Rainfall 850- 900mm rainfall 650- 850mm rainfall>900m m slopes <15 o rateable land Provides area based on capability, includes approx MAI’s, doesn’t include land value 27 Bonny, L, 1991, FCNSW, Research Paper No. 12. Growth of an E. grandis plantation following intensive silvicultural treatments applied in the first six years. Coffs Harbour E. grandis Provides MAI & CAI curves N/A N/A None None N/A Provides idea of growth rates with differing treatments. 28 Lewis, N. B and Ferguson, I.S., 1993. Management of radiata pine. Australia, New Zealand, Chile, South Africa P.radiata Growth and yield curves N/A N/A Descriptive not specific None General requirements of radiata pine Comprehensive book covering all aspects of radiata pine management 29 Lindenmeyer, Mackay, Nix, 1996, Aust For. 59 p74-89. The bioclimatic domains of four species of commercially important eucalypts from South-Eastern Australia. SE Aust E.regnans E.delegatensis E.fastigata E.nitens Bioclim Analysis for each species EUCALIST used for data source. Elevation, rainfall, distribution, temp range and seasonal changes. N/A None Very small scale potential maps Elevation, rainfall, temperature. Uses natural ranges of species and climatic requirements, matching them with bioclim analysis.
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