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  • Development of mechatronic dibbling machine for improving the quality of forestry seedlings

    Duke, Mike; McGuinness, Benjamin John; Künnemeyer, Rainer (2015-10-30)
    A forestry nursery in Tokoroa, New Zealand grows approximately 3 million Radiata pine seedlings per annum of which about 65% (2 million) are of suitable quality for forestry plantations. The high rejection rate of 35% was ...
  • Development of mechatronic dibbling machine for improving the quality of forestry seedlings

    Duke, Mike; McGuinness, Benjamin John; Kunnemeyer, Rainer (University Politehnica Timisoara, 2016)
    A forestry nursery in Tokoroa, New Zealand grows approximately 3 million Radiata pine seedlings per annum of which about 65% (2 million) are of suitable quality for forestry plantations. The high rejection rate of 35% was ...
  • Dibbling Machine for ArborGen

    Duke, Mike; McGuinness, Benjamin John (University of Waikato, 2014-01-18)
    ArborGen’s nursery, located in Tokoroa, supplies approximately 6 million seedlings per year to the forestry industry (figure 1). The vast majority of seedlings are Pine Radiata but they also supply Plug Plus and Douglas ...
  • Investigation of a 'Field Factory' to Harvest and Grade Tree Stock in a Forestry Nursery

    McGuinness, Benjamin John (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    Primary industries are facing an ever increasing labour problem. Major concerns with labour include lack of staff training, high costs, poor efficiency, non-optimal quality control and health and safety issues. While ...

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