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Woodland development: a long-term study of Lady Park Wood.

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This book with 17 chapters primarily aims to describe Lady Park Wood in the UK and what has happened there since 1944, however, the book also places Lady Park Wood in context and uses the observations as a point of departure from which several topics of general interest are discussed, such as the individuality of tree species, open spaces within natural woodland and the changing nature of remotene...

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Chapter 3 (Page no: 27)

The ecological reserve.

Lady Park Wood is an attractive place and an ecologically interesting wood in the UK, but its main significance for ecologists lies in its early establishment as a research reserve and the long and detailed record of its trees. This chapter provides details on the origins, the managed compartment, fencing, and recording and research carried out at the wood.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Understanding woodland. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 9) Lady Park Wood and its history. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 37) Recording trees and expressing change. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 51) The changing woodland. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 77) Ash: the tree in the spotlight. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 99) Beech and oak, the major forest trees. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 131) Limes and wych elm. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 153) Birch and other short-lived canopy trees. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 167) Field maple and hazel, the other coppice species. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 179) Minor trees and shrubs. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 193) Habitats. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 209) Species. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 231) Long-term ecological studies. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 239) Natural woodland in theory and practice. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 245) Near-to-nature forestry. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 255) Rewilding, remoteness and wilderness. Author(s): Peterken, G. F. Mountford, E. P.