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Grow Trees The Tree Growers Tool Kit helps people to grow the best trees for their lifestyle. We're developing a set of multi-media resources for tree growers and field workers.

TGTK_PruningThe Tree Growers Tool Kit currently contains 1 pamphlet and 9 training videos that show people how to:

  • Manage their balsa

  • Prune their Eaglewood trees

  • Prune their Sandalwood trees

  • Prune their Teak trees

 

 

Pamphlets:

These 6 Balsa Fact Sheets (including Managing Balsa) are written in English with photos for double-sided printing on single A4 sheet:


Videos:

These 9 short Training Videos show how different trees can be pruned:

Pruning Eaglewood:

  • Soi Orowa, of Western Province in PNG, demonstrates formative pruning of a young Eaglewood tree. Click here to download.

  • Apake, of Western Province in PNG, demonstrates formative pruning of a young Eaglewood tree. Click here to download.

 

Pruning Sandalwood:

  • Joseph Tungon, of Vanuatu Department of Forests, and Chief Emel Wola speak about the objectives for pruning sandalwood trees. Click here to download.

  • Allan Vira, of Vanuatu Department of Forests, discusses some of the biological aspects of pruning and things to consider and avoid when pruning sandalwood. Click here to download.

  • Daniel Laeyang of Vanuatu Department of Forests and several sandalwood farmers demonstrate pruning of young trees to improve their form. Click here to download.

  • Mau Jimmy of Santo Island Vanuatu, shows a tree requiring remedial pruning and which branch to remove. Click here to download.

 

Pruning Teak:

  • John Rabi, of OISCA in East New Britain Province of PNG, demonstrates the pruning of teak at three different ages. Click here to download.

  • Gesley Rivan and Inter Vinarut, of OISCA in East New Britain Province of PNG, demonstrate formative pruning of teak. Click here to download.

  • Gesley Rivan, of OISCA in East New Britain Province of PNG, demonstrates the pruning of a damaged tree to encourage it to regrow into a well formed tree. Click here to download.

 

 

Other:

The Extension Materials listed below relate to the topic "Lookng after your trees".  These documents reflect the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of Pacific lsland Projects:

 

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