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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
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">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">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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Picea</i> A. Dietr. - spruce.

This chapter provides information about the origin and introduction of Picea abies and P. sitchensis in Britain. The chapter also gives an account on the climatic and site requirements, other silvicultural characteristics, pests and diseases, natural regeneration, provenance, seed production,...

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">Pinus</i> L. - pines.

This chapter provides information about the origin and introduction of Pinus contorta, P. muricata, P. nigra subsp. nigra, P. nigra subsp. salzmannii, P. peuce, P. radiata, P. strobus and P. sylvestris in Britain. The chapter also gives an account on the climatic and site requirements, other...

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">Populus</i> L. - poplar.

This chapter provides information about the origin and introduction of hybrid poplars, Populus nigra and P. tremula in Britain. The chapter also gives an account on the climatic and site requirements, other silvicultural characteristics, pests and diseases, natural regeneration, seed production and ...

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">Pseudotsuga menziesii</i> (Mirb.) Franco - Douglas fir.

This chapter provides information about the origin and introduction of Pseudotsuga menziesii in Britain. The chapter also gives an account on the climatic and site requirements, other silvicultural characteristics, pests and diseases, natural regeneration, seed production and nursery conditions,...

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