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The effects of radiata pine plantation establishment and management on water yields and water quality - a review

, : The effects of radiata pine plantation establishment and management on water yields and water quality - a review. Technical Paper Forestry Commission of NSW ( 49): ii + 53 pp.

A comprehensive review of the effects of P. radiata establishment and management on water yield and water quality in Australia. The most important hydrologic processes that contribute to ultimate hydrologic differences between vegetation types are outlined.

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