Terms and queries about forestry and the tree crop


By |2022-04-11T09:49:17+12:00March 7th, 2016|, |

Replanting areas of dead or damaged trees to maintain target stocking rates, normally undertaken the winter following the planting of a stand.

Butt Log

By |2017-07-07T08:37:24+12:00March 7th, 2016|, |

The bottom part of a tree. A 'Peeler Butt' is the pruned bottom part of the tree, around 2m in length, used by mills to make veneer.


By |2022-10-20T13:59:24+13:00March 7th, 2016|, |

Wood which is free of knots and other defects. In Radiata pine this is grown on the butt log, being the pruned part of each tree (bottom 5+ metres approx). Knot-free Radiata pine is highly sought after and therefore the most valuable portion of each tree as the wood is used for decorative, furnishing and [...]


By |2017-07-07T08:45:40+12:00March 7th, 2016|, |

If a species is endemic to a particular area, that means it is specific to that area and not found naturally elsewhere.

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