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Factors affecting adoption of plantation forestry on farms: implications for farm forestry development in Australia

Schirmer, Jacqueline; Kanowski, Peter; Race, Digby


Many factors influence adoption of plantation forestry as part of the farm enterprise. This paper reviews earlier work, and reports the results of a study of these factors in North East Tasmania. Before landholders are likely to adopt plantation forestry, they must be motivated to consider adoption of a new enterprise, and be able to access adequate information on farm forestry. Information commonly sought by landholders when deciding whether or not to adopt includes that on the biophysical...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Forestry


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