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close this bookSpecial Public Works Programmes - SPWP - Planting Trees - An Illustrated Technical Guide and Training Manual (ILO - UNDP, 1993, 190 p.)
close this folder5. Adapting planting techniques to different site conditions
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View the document5.1 Favourable sites
View the document5.2 Sites with high grass
View the document5.3 Waterlogged sites
View the document5.4 Dry sites
View the document5.5 Eroding slopes and rocky sites
View the document5.6 Steep slopes
View the document5.7 Sand dunes
View the document5.8 High altitudes with snow

5.3 Waterlogged sites

- Plant on mounds or ridges to improve drainage for the young plant.

- Plant at the end of the rainy season when the site has dried up sufficiently. This will give the seedlings time to become well established before the wet season starts.

Sites with high grass

Clear patches

Remove grassroots and weed often

Waterlogged sites

Planting on ridges

Plant at the end of the rainy season