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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Corylus avellana</i> L. - hazel.

This chapter briefly covers the origin and distribution, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, natural regeneration, flowering and seed production, propagation, provenance, cultivation, yield and uses (source of wood and non-wood products) of C. avellana (hazel). 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">Cryptomeria japonica</i> (L.f.) D. Don - Japanese cedar, sugi.

This chapter briefly covers the origin and distribution, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, diseases and pests, flowering and seed production, propagation, provenance, wood properties and uses (made into various wood products and grown as an ornamental tree) of C....

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">Cuprocyparis leylandii</i> (A.B. Jackson &amp; Dallimore) Farjon. - Leyland cypress.

This chapter briefly covers the origin and distribution, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, cultivars and uses (source of timber and used in hedging) of C. leylandii (Leyland cypress). The importance of Leyland cypress in British forestry is described.

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">Eucalyptus</i> L'Herit. - eucalyptus.

This chapter briefly covers the origin and distribution, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, provenance, yield and uses (source of timber, wood products, biofuels and essential oil) of Eucalyptus spp. (eucalypts). The importance of eucalypts in British forestry is...

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