Andrew Macalister & Tom Stein

Wilding conifers threaten conservation and landscape values over large areas of New Zealand, with Pinus radiata one of the most common wilding conifer species. This report reviews the suitability of the aerial application of herbicide onto the trunks of wilding P. radiata trees as a control technique, and assesses whether it can be undertaken in a cost-efficient manner and without incurring widespread damage to surrounding native vegetation.

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