Pinus kesiya International Provenance Trials: Overview

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Poor branching characteristics; whorls of heavy persistent branches and long internodes have militated against the acceptance of P. kesiya as a plantation species. Habinsaran trial site, Indonesia.


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The assessment team of the Block J trial in Swaziland


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Assessment of height. Habinsaran trial site, Indonesia

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    Poor branching characteristics; whorls of heavy persistent branches and long internodes have militated against the acceptance of P. kesiya as a plantation species. Habinsaran trial site, Indonesia.

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    Stem defects as basal sweep, butt sweep and sinuosity are common for P. kesiya. Cashel trial site, Zimbabwe

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    Assessment of branch diameter. Swaziland.

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    The assessment team of the Lang Hanh trial, Vietnam

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    Stem defects as basal sweep, butt sweep and sinuosity are common for P. kesiya. Habinsaran, Indonesia

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     The assessment team of the Habinsaran trial in Indonesia

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    Foxtailing is frequently encountered in Pinus kesiya. Cashel, Zimbabwe

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    The Pinus yunnanensis sources have shown little promise as wood producers in the trials. Cashel trial site, Zimbabwe.

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    On favourable sites, overspeeded growth may result in total tree collapse (flops). Cashel trial site, Zimbabwe.

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    Poor branching characteristics; whorls of heavy persistent branches and long internodes have militated against the acceptance of P. kesiya as a plantation species. Habinsaran trial site, Indonesia. Heavy branches have developed after foxtail.

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    Assessment of height at Bavi trial site, Vietnam.