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

This chapter describes the origin and introduction; climatic and site requirements, and silviculture; pests and diseases; provenance, seed production and nursery conditions; pests and diseases; and timber properties and utilization of hop-hornbeams (Ostrya sp.) in British forestry.

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pterocarya</i> Nutt. ex Moq.

This chapter discusses the climatic and site requirements, and silviculture; provenance, seed production and nursery practice; pests and diseases; timber properties and utilization; and place of Pterocarya fraxinifolia in British forestry.

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

This chapter discusses the origin, taxonomy and introduction; climatic and site requirements; provenance, seed production and nursery practice; silviculture; pest and diseases; timber properties and utilization; and place of hickories (Carya) in British forestry.

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

This book aims to provide a guide for selecting species and managing trees. The requirements of each of the 63 species from 35 genera are described for areas in which they are likely to do well. Further, the book provides information about the origin and introduction (where applicable) of each...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640266)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Abies</i> Mill. - silver firs.

This chapter provides information about the origin and introduction of the only three species of Abies grown as forest trees in Britain, viz., A. alba, A. grandis, and A. procera. The chapter also gives an account on the climatic and site requirements, other silvicultural characteristics, diseases, ...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640266)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Acer</i>.

This chapter provides information about the origin of Acer campestre, A. platanoides and A. pseudoplatanus growing in Britain. The chapter also gives an account on the climatic and site requirements, other silvicultural characteristics, diseases, natural regeneration, provenance, conservation, seed ...

Author(s)
Savill, P.; Wise, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640266)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Alnus</i> Mill. - Alder.

This chapter provides information about the origin and introduction of Alnus cordata, A. glutinosa, A. incanaA. rubra in Britain. The chapter also gives an account on the climatic and site requirements, other silvicultural characteristics, diseases, natural regeneration, seed production and nursery ...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640266)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aria nivera</i> host. - Whitebeam.

This chapter provides information about the origin of whitebeam (Aria nivea) being grown in Britain. The chapter also gives an account on the climatic and site requirements, other silvicultural characteristics, natural regeneration, seed production and nursery treatment, and timber characteristics...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640266)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Betula</i>.

This chapter covers the geographical origin, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, biology (natural regeneration, flowering and seed production), provenance and breeding, yield, wood properties and uses (source of timber) of birches, B. pendula and B. pubescens. The...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640266)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Buxus sempervirens</i> L. - box.

This chapter briefly covers the origin and distribution, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, diseases and pests, natural regeneration and nursery propagation, provenance, wood properties and uses (source of timber and wood products) of box (B. sempervirens). The...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640266)
Type
Book chapter