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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Taxus</i> L.

This chapter describes the origin; climatic and site requirements, and other silvicultural characteristics; diseases; natural regeneration; flowering, seed production and nursery conditions; provenance; yew as a poisonous tree; growth and yield; timber and uses; and place of yew (Taxus baccata) in...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The silviculture of trees used in British forestry.

This book offers an updated overview of some 68 species of silvicultural importance in British forestry. The book provides concise but detailed information about the silvicultural characteristics of forest trees in Britain, in a readily accessible form. It is written by an internationally...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
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 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 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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Minor trees and shrubs.

This chapter describes the minor trees and shrubs in Lady Park Wood, UK. The minor trees includes hawthorn, wild service, whitebeam, crab apple, yew, holly. Finally, the paper provides details on the shrubs and small trees in the region.

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

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