Dr Jennifer Gardner INTRODUCTION As an experimental rain fed collection The University of Adelaide’s Waite Arboretum is becoming an increasingly valuable resource in view of global warming and widespread water restrictions.   Nestled in the foothills of Adelaide, South Australia, 34o58’S 138o38’E at an altitude of 100–110m, the Arboretum was established in 1928 following a bequest…

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Jennifer Gardner, Waite Arboretum, University of Adelaide, South Australia Abstract The University of Adelaide’s Waite Arboretum is a valuable experimental collection. Species of oaks performing well there under natural rainfall of 625 mm are reported. Most successful are the species from the Mediterranean region, California and Mexico. Many of these oaks have potential for street…

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Dr Jennifer Gardner In this presentation, I will give a brief background of TREENET and its mission and introduce the Advisory Board.   I will explain the role of Waite Arboretum in TREENET and conclude by indicating some of the attractive species in the Arboretum which I think merit consideration for street trees. Background of TREENET…

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