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

This chapter discusses the taxonomy and origin; distribution; silviculture and ecology; Dutch elm disease; flowering and seed production; timber and uses; and place of elms (Ulmus glabra and U. procera) 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">Nothofagus</i> Blume.

This chapter describes the origin and introduction; climatic and site requirements, and other silvicultural characteristics; pests and pathogens; natural regeneration; seed production and nursery conditions; provenance; yield and timber; and place of southern beeches (Nothofagus alpina and N....

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Limes and wych elm.

This chapter describes limes in the UK, as well as in Lady Park Wood. Details on the species are given, including population changes, regeneration and recruitment, growth, mortality and decay, and populations as plants, not trees. Further, the chapter discusses Wych elm in the UK, as well as in...

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter
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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">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">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">Fagus sylvatica</i> L. - beech.

This chapter briefly covers the origin and distribution, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, pests and diseases, natural regeneration, flowering and seed production, propagation, provenance, cultivation and yield, wood properties and uses (source of timber and various...

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">Fraxinus excelsior</i> L. - ash.

This chapter briefly covers the origin and distribution, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, pests and diseases, natural regeneration, flowering and seed production, propagation, provenance and genetic improvement, cultivation, wood properties and uses (source of timber...

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

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