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Vanuatu sandalwood: growers’ guide for sandalwood production in Vanuatu


Date: 27/01/2014


This guide, now translated into Bislama (one of the official languages of Vanuatu), provides practical advice on how to grow sandalwood, including site and host selection, spacing, weeding, disease management, pruning and harvesting. Sandalwood’s high value and small size make it unique among forestry trees in that it can be incorporated into smaller ornamental gardens as well as larger commercial plantings. This guide will help the people of Vanuatu and other Pacific island countries to participate in this lucrative rural industry.

(ACIAR, 19/12/2013) 

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