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10 plus trees for fire resistant shelter belts
11 monthes ago - By NZ Life & Leisure
C limate change research predicts that Canterbury and other rural areas in NZ will be hotter, drier places in the next few decades. Vegetation to prevent the spread of fire will become an important factor for many country properties.
Shelterbelt trees are an important, long-term planting on most farms of all sizes, so what are the best ones to choose?
Tim Curran is an ecologist and lecturer at Lincoln University who has been researching flammability of plants grown in NZ. His recommended low-flammability native species for shelter belts are:
• Broadleaf species
• Coprosma spp.•...
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