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Providing guideline principles: Botany and ecology within the State Forest Service of New Zealand during the 1920s

Sveding, Anton


This article examines the application of the sciences of botany and ecology by New Zealand’s State Forest Service (SFS) during the first half of the 1920s. Previous research concerning the SFS has primarily focused on its Director of Forestry, Leon MacIntosh Ellis, and the shift from a forestry practice based on the ideas of sustained yield management of indigenous trees to exotic afforestation. By studying the use and attributed value of botany and ecology, or ‘ecological and silvicultural...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2019-05
Type: Journal article
Source: International Review of Environmental History
DOI: 10.22459/IREH.05.01.2019.07
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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