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Title: Species trials at the Waiakea Arboretum
Author: Burgan, Robert E.; Wong Jr., Wesley H. C.
Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-240. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p
Station ID: RN-PSW-240
Description: Survival, growth, and tree quality of 84 introduced species planted from 1956 to 1960 on the Waiakea Arboretum, near Hilo, Hawaii, were measured in 1970. Four species show good-to-excellent growth and good potential for timber use: Queensland maple, black cypress-pine, rosegum eucalyptus, and Amammanit eucalyptus. Several other species have good reforestation potential, but less desirable wood qualities. Rate of survival was lowest among the pines.
Key Words: Hawaii, Waiakea Arboretum,species trials, Callitris endlicheri, Eucalyptus deglupta, Eucalyptus grandis, Flindersia brayleyana
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Burgan, Robert E.; Wong Jr., Wesley H. C. 1971. Species trials at the Waiakea Arboretum Res. Note PSW-RN-240. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p.
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