Maintenace and care are allocated to Brinkman y Asociados Reforestadores de Centro America, S.A.
(BARCA). Brinkman & Associates Reforestation Ltd. is Canada’s oldest and most established forest renewal company, with a history of
about 40 years in operation. We have been involved in tropical reforestation and plantation management since the 1980’s with operations in Costa Rica since 1994.
Removing the bastard branches
The lateral branches must be removed up to a height of 7 metres
A pest on the underside of a leaf
A damaged leaf
A maintenance road in the plantation Caņazas (CoR, 11/2008)
The maintenance roads separate the fields as fire breaks
(two-year-old plantation during the dry season)
The maintenance of the plantations needs a lot of manual labour