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THE ESTABLISHMENT OF EUCALYPTUS TERETICORNIS ON TAILINGS FROM THE BOUGAINVILLE COPPER MINE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
The Commonwealth Forestry Review
Vol. 56, No. 3 (169) (September, 1977), pp. 239-245
Published by: Commonwealth Forestry Association
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/42607341
Page Count: 7
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Greenhouse and field trials with Eucalyptus tereticornis growing on neutral to alkaline mine tailings have demonstrated responses to N, P and boron. Regular applications were found necessary for sustained growth. The use of trees as pioneer vegetation on tailings is considered feasible under Bougainville conditions.
The Commonwealth Forestry Review © 1977 Commonwealth Forestry Association