Processing Techniques Drive Timber Recovery

Release Date:
Mon, 2008-01-07 (All day)

Stocking rates may have less impact on the quality and quantity of timber harvested than the choice of processing technique, a Tasmanian-based trial of plantation eucalypts has found.

The CRC for Forestry conducted the trial of plantation-grown Eucalyptus nitens for Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA), with the aim of maximising the recovery and quality of sawn timber. It is the first in a series of processing trials to determine the impact of silviculture on the processing performance of E.nitens.

Media Release:
712008 FWPA_MR Processing techniques.pdf