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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 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 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
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

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