Soil Professionals


UNPUBLISHED REPORTS


LAFFAN, M.D. 1975: Soils used for hop growing in the Nelson region. New Zealand Soil News 23: 184-188.

CAMPBELL, I.B.; LAFFAN, M.D.; O'BYRNE, T.N. 1976: Proceedings of the Twenty fourth Soil Bureau Conference, 18-21 October 1976, Nelson. NZ Soil Bureau, DSIR.

CAMPBELL, I.B.; LAFFAN, M.D. 1976: Notes for field excursions in the Marlborough/Nelson districts, Soil Survey Conference, Nelson, 1976.

MEW, G.; LAFFAN, M.D.; ADAMS, J.A.; DUGDALE, J.S.; McCOLL, H.P. 1977: Interpretation of basic characteristics form soil surveys and related work with special reference to physical, chemical and biological properties. In "The future of West Coast forestry industries". New Zealand Forest Service Seminar, Hokitika, 27 June 1977.

LAFFAN, M.D.; ADAMS, J.A. 1977: Interim report on the limitations to exotic forestry of the soils of the Charleston Punakaiki region, South Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Soil Bureau Record 56.

LAFFAN, M.D.; MEW, G. 1978: Field trip with Dr G.D. Smith in Nelson/West Coast region 16-20 January 1978: Route guide and data for soil series. New Zealand Soil Bureau, DSIR.

MEW, G.; LAFFAN, M.D. 1978: Soils of part of the Oparara Basin, Karamea, and their suitability for exotic production forestry. Unpublished Soil Bureau District Office Report.

LAFFAN, M.D. 1979: A comment on the identification of the lithic contact (USDA Soil Taxonomy) in soils formed from greywacke rock in the Marlborough Sounds. New Zealand Soil News 27: 70-71.

LAFFAN, M.D. 1980: Some observations of regoliths and landslides in the Marlborough Sounds region. New Zealand Soil News 28: 96-102.

LAFFAN, M.D. 1980: An investigation of the soils of Havelock for septic tank effluent disposal. New Zealand Soil Bureau District Office Report NS 1.

LAFFAN, M.D.; DALY, B.K. 1981: Soil resources of the Marlborough Sounds and implications for exotic production forestry. New Zealand Soil Bureau District Office Report NS 11.

LAFFAN, M.D.; SMITH, S.M. 1981: Interim report on the soils of Roturna, Fiji Islands. New Zealand Soil Bureau District Office Report NS 12.

LAFFAN, M.D.; VINCENT, K.W. 1986: Assessment of the soils for versatility for horticulture and suitability for irrigation in the Omaka, Hawkesbury and part Fairhall Valleys, Southern Wairau Plains, Marlborough. New Zealand Soil Bureau District Office Report NS 22.

LAFFAN, M.D.; DALY, B.K. 1986: Podzolisation. patterns in the MarIborough Sounds and implications for soil classification. New Zealand Soil News 34(3) 86- 95.

LAFFAN, M.D. 1987: The distribution and properties of eluvial horizons in the Marlborough Sounds. New Zealand Soil News 35(5): 188-192.

LAFFAN, M.D. 1987: Plantation forestry in the Marlborough Sounds: Soil constraints and potential environmental impacts. New Zealand Soil News 35(6): 232-243.

LAFFAN, M.D.; DALY, B.K.; WHITTON, I.S. 1987: Soils of the Marlborough Sounds. New Zealand Soil Bureau District Office Report NS 23.

LAFFAN, M.D. 1987: Soil research in the Marlborough Sounds and implications for use of land and marine resources. New Zealand Soil Bureau District Office Report NS 25.

LAFFAN, M.D.; VINCENT, K.W. 1988: Making a video about soil surveys: The Wairau Plains experience. New Zealand Soil News 36(2): 60-62.

LAFFAN, M.D. 1988: The soil resources of the Atherton Tableland, North Queensland, Australia. New Zealand Soil News 3 6(3): 100-105.

VINCENT, K.W.; LAFFAN. M.D. 1988: Field entry of soil profile data using microcomputers: Early experience on the Wairau Plains soil survey. New Zealand Soil News 36(4): 140-142.

LAFFAN, M.D. 1988: A report on the soils of 'Umukuri' farm, Riwaka. New Zealand Soil Bureau District Office Report NS 26.

LAFFAN, M.D.; MEW, G. 1988: Classification of rocks for soil differentiation and field description. New Zealand Soil Bureau District Office Report NS 27.

VINCENT, K.W.; LAFFAN, M.D. 1991: Soils of Marlborough Research Centre Trial Farms at Rowley Crescent and Spring Creek. DSIR Land Resources Contract Report 91/78.

LAFFAN, M.D. 1991: Soil and native vegetation relationships on quartzose sandstone in north east Tasmania. New Zealand Soil News 39 (3): 83-86.

LAFFAN, M.D.; GRANT, J.C. 1992: Code lists for recording site and soil profile attributes during land resource field surveys, and for storage of soil laboratory data. Soils Technical Report No. 1, Forestry Commission, Tasmania.

LAFFAN, M.D. 1992: Classification and Assessment of Land Suitability for Plantations in Tasmanian State Forests. New Zealand Soil News 40(6): 198-200.

LAFFAN, M.D. 1993: Site productivity and land suitability for eucalypt and radiata pine plantations in Tasmanian State Forest: A framework for classification and assessment of land resources. Soils Technical Report No. 3. Forestry Commission, Tasmania.

GRANT, J.C., HILL, R.B., LAFFAN, M.D., NEILSEN, W.A. 1995: Soil reconnaissance for Determining Site Suitability for Eucalypt Plantations in Tasmania. Unpublished report by Forestry Tasmania.

LAFFAN, M.D., GRANT, J.C., HILL, R.B. 1995: Towards the Sustainable Use of Tasmanian Forest Soils: The Forest Practices Code in Relation to Soil Degradation. New Zealand Soil News 43(2): 65-69.

HERBERT, A., LAFFAN, M., HILL, R. GRANT, J. 1995: Laboratory Procedures for Soil Analysis and Preparation of Plant Materials. Soils Technical Report No. 2, Second Edition, Forestry Tasmania.

LAFFAN, M. 1995: Assessment and Classification of Site Productivity and Land Suitability for Eucalypt Plantations in Tasmania. Australian Collaborative Land Evaluation Program Newsletter 4(2) 12-16.

GRANT, J. LAFFAN, M. and HILL, R.1995: Mapping State Forest Soils in Tasmania. Australian Collaborative Land Evaluation Program Newsletter 4(2) 16-19.

LAFFAN, M. 1996: A Reconnaissance Assessment of Site Suitability for Bluegum. (Eucalyptus globulus). Plantations in SW Victoria and SE South Australia. A Report on Behalf of Economic Forestry Associates for Timber 2000.

LAFFAN, M.D. 1997: Site Selection for Hardwood and Softwood Plantations in Tasmania: A Methodology for Assessing Site Productivity and Suitability for Plantations Using Land Resource Information. Soils Technical Report No. 3, Second Edition, Forestry Tasmania and Forest Practices Board, Tasmania.

LAFFAN, M. 2000: A rough field guide for assessing soil erodibility. Forest Practices News 3 (2): 13-16.

LAFFAN, M. 2002: Soils, eucalypts and forest practices in southern China. Forest Practices News 4 (4): 3-5.

LAFFAN, M. 2002: Temperate forest soils of Tasmania and northern South Island, New Zealand: Properties, distribution, genesis and implications for sustainable use. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Tasmania.

LAFFAN, M. 2003: Plantation potential of red and yellow soils in southern China: A summary and interpretation of sites and soils inspected as part of ACIAR Project FST/96/125. Division offorest Research and Development, Forestry Tasmania Technical Report 07/2003.

LAFFAN, M. 2003: Field procedures for recording land attributes and assessing plantation potential in Tasmanian State forest. Division offorest Research and Development, Forestry Tasmania Technical Report 08/2003.

LAFFAN, M. 2003: An introduction to Tasmanian forest soils. Division ofForest Research and Development, Forestry Tasmania Technical Report 09/2003.

LAFFAN, M. 2003: Soils and eucalypt plantations in southern China. New Zealand Soil News 51 (5):112-114.

LAFFAN, M.; REES, S. 2004: Site suitability for spray irrigation of stormwater and log sprinkler wastewater in Stages 1 and 2 at the Southwood Processing Complex, Southern Tasmania. Division offorest Research and Development, Forestry Tasmania Technical Report 18/2004.

LAFFAN, M. 2005: Assessing the fine sediment delivery potential of Tasmanian forest soils: A case study for soils derived from granite. Forest Practices News 6(3) 7-9.

LAFFAN, M. AND VOLKER, P. 2004: Soils and potential site productivity in low rainfall areas in northern and central Tasmania. Division offorest Research and Development, Forestry Tasmania Technical Report 28/2004.

REES, S.J., LAFFAN, M.D., ADAMS, P.R. AND KELLY, N. 2005: Distribution of P. radiata roots growing In low quality soils following different cultivation treatments. Division ofForest Research and Development, Forestry Tasmania Technical report 07/2005.

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