Growing Koa: A Hawaiian Legacy Tree (Google eBook)

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PAR, Jan 1, 2003 - Gardening - 104 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Koa and Humans
2
What Happened to the Koa Forests?
3
Koa Wood Today
5
Planting and Perpetuating Koa
6
About the Koa Tree
7
Nitrogen Fixation
11
Other Native Hawaiian Nitrogen Fixing Trees
12
Weed BarrierMulch
55
Management
57
Fertilization
58
Thinning
59
Beyond Koa
62
Native Hawaiian Plants
63
Perspectives
65
Benton Kealii Pang
67

Some Ways People Plant Koa
13
Planning
15
Gathering Information
16
The Planning Process
17
Starting Small
21
Genetic Trials
23
Seeds
25
Selection Criteria
26
Picking
27
Drying
28
Nursery Practices
29
General Nursery SetUp
30
Potting Media
31
Getting Seeds to Sprout Scarification
32
Sowing
34
Rhizobia Bacteria and Koa
35
What Are Inoculants?
36
Nursery Care
40
Timing
43
Preparation
45
Preparing the Planting Site
47
Special Site Preparation
50
Tree Planting
51
Planting Seedlings
52
Planting Large Koa Seedlings
54
Candace LutzowFelling
69
Heidi Leianuenue Bornhorst
70
Patrick Baker
72
Bart Potter
74
J B Friday
78
Nick Dudley
79
Mel Johansen
80
Paul Scowcroft
81
Mark Kimball
82
Kanoa Kimball
83
Sally Rice
84
Ernest Pung
85
Peter D Simmons
86
Rob Pacheco
88
Resources
90
Recommended Reading
91
Agencies
93
Societies and Organizations
94
Trails and Hiking
96
References
97
About the Authors
101
About the Sponsors
102
Index
103
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Kim Wilkins was born in 1970) in Australian. She is the author of several mass-market novels, including her debut horror novel, The Infernal (1997), which won Aurealis Awards for both horror and fantasy. Kim Wilkins was educated at the University of Queensland. She has a first class honours degree in literature (1998), an MA (2000) and a PhD (2006). She was awarded the University Medal for academic achievement in 1998 and currently lectures there in Creative Writing. Her other supernatural thrillers include: Grimoire (1999), The Resurrectionists (2000), Angel of Ruin (2001), The Autumn Castle (2003), Giants of the Frost (2004), and Rosa and the Veil of Gold (2005). She is also the author of the Gina Champion mystery series for young adults (2000 - 2006) and the Fantastica Sunken Kingdom quartet for children (2006). She also writes general women's fiction as Kimberley Freeman. She made the finalist list for the Aurealis Awards in 2014 with her title Daughters of the Storm.

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