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Cover for Ancient wood-pastures in Scotland.

The aim of the project was to try and identify potential wood-pasture sites through remote sensing, carried out by undertaking an analysis of existing maps and map-based inventories. The object was not to identify every possible site but to find a practical methodology that would give an estimate...

Author(s)
Smith, M. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wood-pasture and parkland: overlooked jewels of the English countryside.

England is home to some of the oldest and widest trees in Europe, frequently concentrated in wood-pasture. Until recently the value of this habitat for wildlife had been largely overlooked. Many wood-pastures are important for their veteran trees and the species within them; however, wood-pastures...

Author(s)
Isted, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Silvopastoralism as a land-use option for sustainable development on grassland farms in Northern Ireland.

In Northern Ireland, most (78%) of land is in pastoral agriculture and only 6% (lowest in the EU) in forestry. Grassland intensification as a result of reseeding, fertilizer application and increased stocking has resulted in pasture with low biodiversity and nutrient leakage into watercourses....

Author(s)
McAdam, J. H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Technology transfer in silvopastoral agroforestry: a toolbox for UK farmers.

Silvopastoral agroforestry has not been taken up by many farmers in the UK, partly because government funding has not been available and partly because many UK farmers have no experience of such systems or of managing trees. Changes in the EU's Common Agricultural Policy towards more biodiverse,...

Author(s)
Sibbald, A. R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The potential for agroforestry in the Falkland Islands.

In the Falkland Islands (UK dependent territory; lat. 51-52°S, long. 57-61°W) land use is almost exclusively sheep grazing and the vegetation is acid moorland with no indigenous tree cover. Shelter from the strong cold winds would be extremely advantageous to sheep flocks and might allow crops to...

Author(s)
McAdam, J. H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Woodland grazing in Northern Ireland: effects on botanical diversity and tree regeneration.

A survey of over 100 areas of semi-natural woodland was carried out over two field seasons (2002, 2003) in lowland and upland areas of Northern Ireland. General grazing status was recorded and a detailed survey of ground flora and regeneration recorded. Ecological analyses found that grazed woods...

Author(s)
McEvoy, P.; McAdam, J. H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper