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

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...

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Understanding woodland.

This chapter attempts to deepen knowledge about woodlands by giving the story of the Lady Park Wood in the UK. It establishes that Lady Park Wood is now a National Nature Reserve. It occupies a spectacular position overlooking the Wye from above a 60 m Carboniferous limestone cliff in one of the...

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lady Park Wood and its history.

This chapter describes Lady Park Wood in the UK, details on the physical environment; soils; stand composition and ground vegetation, are given. Further, the history, including prehistory and archaeology of the wood is also explored.

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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,...

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Recording trees and expressing change.

This chapter discusses recording of trees at Lady Park Wood (UK) by foresters from the Oxford University, as well as the Nature Conservancy and successor bodies; including recordings since 1992. Further, the chapter provides other records of trees, review of recording, as well as measuring and...

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The changing woodland.

This chapter provides details about the stands at the Lady Park Wood, UK. The chapter discusses how stands grow, Lady Park Wood as a chronosequence, early stand development and the impact of deer, and growing through the thicket. Further, the chapter explores mature stand development, woodland...

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ash: the tree in the spotlight.

This chapter describes trees in general and ash in the UK. Also, the chapter provides details about the species, including regeneration after felling, outline of ash population changes over 150 years, population turnover, viz., mortality and recruitment, and limitations of regeneration and...

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Beech and oak, the major forest trees.

This chapter describes beech in the UK, and particularly beech in Lady Park Wood. Also, the chapter provides details on the changes in the population of beech, including regeneration, growth and mortality, what kills beech, and decaying beech. The chapter then describes oak in the UK, specifically...

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Limes and wych elm.

This chapter describes limes in the UK, as well as in Lady Park Wood. Details on the species are given, including population changes, regeneration and recruitment, growth, mortality and decay, and populations as plants, not trees. Further, the chapter discusses Wych elm in the UK, as well as in...

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Birch and other short-lived canopy trees.

This chapter describes birch in the UK, including its regeneration, growth and survival. Further, the chapter discusses other short-lived canopy trees in the region, viz., sallow, gean, aspen, and alder.

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter