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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 Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Abies</i> Mill.

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; provenance; timber and uses; yield and timber; and place of the following fir...

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">Acer</i> L.

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; conservation; provenance; timber and uses; area and yield; and place of the...

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">Fraxinus</i> L.

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; provenance, improved seed and breeding; area, yield and rotation length; timber;...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated Coastal Zone Management: policy evolution and effective implementation?

This chapter describes climate change, coastal processes and shoreline management and, using international examples, show the evolution of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM). ICZM strategies from high level to operational implementation will then be focused through the lens of a case study...

Author(s)
Phillips, M. R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Case Study Ireland: Coastal tourism and climate change in Ireland.

This chapter focuses on the transformation of Ireland's coastline from a tourism perspective, addressing first the context in which tourism occurs, the nature of visitor flows and change, the mix of visitor attraction and the position coastal tourism attractions and beaches play in overall visitor...

Author(s)
Cooper, J. A. G.; Boyd, S. W.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
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 Modelling farm-level adaptations under external shocks.

This chapter focuses on a demonstration of linear programming-based models in capturing short-term farmer adaptations to meet market, climatic and other demands. Two examples are provided to show the application of optimizing farm-level models to identifying adaptation measures on the farm. These...

Author(s)
Shailesh Shrestha; Ahmadi, B. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644288)
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 Chapter Info
Cover for UK fruit and vegetable production - impacts of climate change and opportunities for adaptation.

This chapter focuses on the impact of climate change on the production of apples, strawberries and the main types of vegetable grown in the UK. The importance of anticipating and adapting to climate change in order to deliver good yields of quality products is also discussed.

Author(s)
Collier, R.; Else, M. A.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642895)
Type
Book chapter

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