12 Apr 2017

Research opens up opportunities for African mahogany industry

A project to optimise value from African mahogany plantations has become the first Territory project to attract forest wood products industry R&D funding.

Department of Primary Industry and Resources Principal Research Scientist Dr Mila Bristow said plantation forestry was an increasingly important industry and the second largest production land use in the Northern Territory after cattle grazing, with more than 49 500ha of the NT currently used to produce forestry products in managed plantations.

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