30 August, 2012
INVITATION TO AN ICFR KWAZULU-NATAL MIDLANDS REGIONAL FIELD DAY
The next ICFR Field Day is our KZN Midlands event which will be
held on Wednesday 3
October at the Noodsberg
Country Club, near Dalton.
Attached please find the
draft programme for this event.
The programme includespresentations from our
Re-establishment research programme including research into comparing
coppice vs. replanted material from six trials, and results from a study
looking at the interaction of hydrogels, water and fertiliser compared to dry
There will also be a talk on the wood and fibre production potential
for alternative Eucalyptus and Corymbia species for dry sites
from site species research conducted in the KwaZulu-Natal warm temperate areas.
Presentations on pests include atalk by the ICFR on results
from a trial assessing chemical and biological products to potentially
control white grub, as well as a talk by TPCP onchallenges and
opportunitiesof managing insect pests of Eucalyptus.
Other presentations include a talk on the management of Lilium formosanum in
KZN and recent research results from FESA.
Thanks to the support of UCL, the field component will
includea visit to their wattle bark processing plant in Dalton.
Please pass the invitation
onto your colleagues who may be interested in attending, especially anyone in
your companies in the area, who may not be on this mailing list.
Directions and GPS
co-ordinates for the venue are included with the programme.
catering purposes, please reply to Sidhika Naidoo at email@example.com or (033) 386 2314 by 25th September latest. Due to venue
and field stop constraints, places for the field day may need to be limited, so
please book early.
Download the original PDF programme: Revised KZN Midlands FDO
forward to seeing you at the field day.
Sally J Upfold (MSc)
Institute for Commercial Forestry Research (ICFR)
Tel: +27 (0)33 386 2314
Fax: +27 (0)33 386 8905