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SUMMARY The factors used in the construction of McArthur's (1958) fire danger tables are discussed briefly. The use of the tables to estimate fire danger and predict fire behaviour is discussed, and the effects of fuel quantity, fuel types, slope, diurnal changes in fuel moisture content, recent...
SUMMARY The cypress pine which occurs naturally over wide areas of the Northern Territory and adjacent islands is being grown successfully in plantations. The taxonomic status of this tree is reviewed briefly and it is treated as a tropical ecotype of Callitris columellaris, and referred to as...
SUMMARY The susceptibility of brush box (Tristania conferta R.Br.) to attack by the furniture beetle (Anobium punctatum (De Geer)) was investigated because of the potential market of this timber in New Zealand where the Anobium hazard is high (Spiller 1952). The test was carried out by...
SUMMARY Fluctuations in stem girth of regrowth eucalypts in mixed species foothill forest in Victoria were studied over a period of two years. Stem measurements were made with aluminium girth bands in thinned and unthinned stands of varying species composition and site exposure. Diameter...
SUMMARY Some recent trends in forest hydrology and forest influences research are discussed, including studies of interception and transpiration, water yields from snow, effects of deforestation and afforestation, mathematical modelling, water us: by individual trees, factors affecting water...
SUMMARY The blackbutt (E. pilularis Sm.) forest type is the most productive in coastal Queensland and New South Wales, but it represents only a small proportion of the total forested area. Many foresters believe that the productivity of east coast forests can be improved by substantially...
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