This report details a series of five experiments which were initiated to investigate the development of multiple leaders following simulated browsing/weevil damage to three size classes of Sitka spruce and Japanese larch immediately after planting.
A range of biotechnological tools has been used by Forest Research to enhance the efficiencies of research and development programmes associated with tree breeding and genetic conservation. This Information Note presents some examples where such tools have been applied. These include enhancement of flowering in conifers, assessment of the efficiency of seed orchards, characterisation of […]
By Russell Anderson. 2003. Related pages Habitat networks Landscape ecology Integrated establishment systems for the uplands Lowland native woodlands Integrated forest vegetation management Management of upland native woodlands Silvicultural and woodland management practices publications Vegetation management publications Woodland establishment and regeneration publications
This Technical paper provides an account of genetic variation in forest tree species. It reviews our understanding of the genetic variation of native tree and shrub species in Britain. Highlights the issues that need to be addressed in developing a genetic conservation policy for British forestry. This publication is still available in hardcopy.
This Paper presents the report of the seminar, which represents more an interim review rather than a record of completed research. The seminar covered the following main subject area: amenity tree management, better value trees, planting on man-made sites, and clonal selection.
The report of Forest Research for the year ending March 1959. The report includesIntroductionSummary of the year’s workPart i Reports of work carried out by Forestry Commission research staff-Forest tree seed investigations -Nursery investigations -Silvicultural investigations in the forest: (a) south and central England and Wales (b) Scotland and northern England-Provenance studies -Poplars and elms […]
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