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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Picea</i> A. Dietr.

This chapter describes the origin and introduction; climatic and site requirements, and other silvicultural characteristics; pests and diseases; natural regeneration; flowering, seed production and nursery conditions; genetic and provenance; area, yield and rotations; timber and uses; Christmas...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ulmus</i> L.

This chapter discusses the taxonomy and origin; distribution; silviculture and ecology; Dutch elm disease; flowering and seed production; timber and uses; and place of elms (Ulmus glabra and U. procera) in British forestry.

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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 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 Natural woodland in theory and practice.

This chapter discusses the theory and practice of natural woodlands as exemplified in Lady Park Wood in the UK. It is established that present natural woodland seems a reasonable target in a reserve where: (i) the woodland seems close to the original composition; (ii) is large enough to include all ...

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

This chapter describes silvicultural systems, practising natural regeneration to restock, allowing stands to thin naturally, and using natural gap creation patterns as a guide to felling patterns in Lady Park Wood in the UK. The chapter also discusses building up dead wood volumes, biosecurity as a ...

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

Salt-tolerant plants occur all over the world in a number of different ecosystems, ranging from pristine alkaline semi-deserts and mangrove forests; through semi-natural meadows and pastures; to man-made habitats such as the environs of graduation towers; over irrigated arable lands with poor...

Author(s)
Kapler, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Temperate agroforestry: the European way.

This chapter is a significant rewrite of the first edition, but excludes developments in the UK, which are discussed in Chapter 4. For the past two decades, agroforestry has been an active research and extension topic in Europe and is increasingly important within EU agricultural, environmental,...

Author(s)
Dupraz, C.; Lawson, G. J.; Lamersdorf, N.; Papanastasis, V. P.; Rosati, A.; Ruiz-Mirazo, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Europe's changing woods and forests: from wildwood to managed landscapes.

This book brings together information about Europe's forests and how they have developed since the last Ice Age. The first part (Chapters 1-4) gives an overview of Europe's woods and forests in space and over time; the second part (Chapters 5-9) looks at how they have been managed; the third part...

Author(s)
Kirby, K. J.; Watkins, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book

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