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rrmalacarn 184474 245 Eucalyptus either
In the low of image: a 5 (five) months old eucalyptus forest
(2 two meters high trees, approximately).
In the high of image: a 3 (three) years old eucalyptus
forest (17 seventeen high trees, approximately).
Perspective of haverst: 5 (five) years.
The photos were taken last week, in Vila Valério City,
Espirito Santo State, Brasil.
what can jou do whit it when its full size
Koala's vreten Eucalyptus Mark
The most part of the product of the harvest is wood to make
cellulose. There are in my region 3 big cellulose industries
(Aracruz Celulose S.A., BahiaSul Celulose S.A. and Veracel
Celulose S.A.) that buy all the production of the farmers.
The last one, Veracel is an association between the Aracruz
Cellulose (50%) and the Swedish-Finnish Stora Enso (50%)
that produces white cellulose of eucalyptus, and it is one
of the biggests of the world, with annual capacity of 900 a
thousand tons of cellulose.The Veracel has 70 a thousand
hectares of own plantatio of eucalyptus.
Eucalypts ( Eucalyptus spp) is a native plant from
Australia, introduced in Brasil by an agronomist in early
1900. The brasilian paper and pulp industries are based on
eucalypts short fiber cellullosis, which Brazil is the
greatest producer in the world. The eucalypts based
silviculture is booming now and using a large amout of
cloned trees (vegetative propagation) The harvest is on the
6th-7th year, using only the steem, not leaves. If wanted,
it can be harveste once or more times vithouth planting
Eucalyps plantation at Mato Grosso do Sul State, western
Brazil, for pulp production with cattle (Agro Forestal
why ar those Zebu's there?
The zebu (known as Nelore in Brazil or Ongole in India)
cattle is in the photo because that is as Silvipastoral
agroforestry sistem, where trees have a larger area (40 sq.
m./each instead of 7,5 sq. m per tree in the usual sistem).
So, in the same area you can get two products: wood and
meat, with benefits to the environment and cash. A good farm
in our region has, at least, one thousand hectares, usually
more, as the land is not so fertile as other regions which
grains are the main products.
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