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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Carpinus betulus</i> L. - hornbeam.

This chapter covers the origin and distribution, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, biology (natural regeneration, flowering and seed production), provenance, cultivation, yield, wood properties, and uses (wood and non-wood products) of hornbeam (C. betulus). 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">Castanea sativa</i> Mill. - sweet chestnut.

This chapter briefly covers the geographical distribution, climate and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, defect (ring shake), diseases, natural regeneration, biology (flowering and seed production), provenance, cultivation, yield, wood properties and uses (source of timber and wood...

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">Cedrus</i> Trew. - cedars.

This chapter briefly covers the geographical distribution, climate and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, diseases and pests, flowering and seed production, provenance and wood properties of cedars, Cedrus spp. (including C. atlantica and C. libani). The importance of cedars in...

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">Chamaecyparis lawsoniana</i> (A. Murray bis) Parl. - Lawson's cypress.

This chapter briefly covers the origin and distribution, climate and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, diseases, natural regeneration, flowering and seed production, propagation, provenance and cultivars, cultivation and yield, wood properties and uses (as an ornamental tree) of...

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