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    [Archive] Land capability for forestry in Eastern Scotland

    Lead Author: J.H. Gauld
    The land capability classification for forestry is based on an assessment of the degree of limitation imposed by the physical factors of soil, topography and climate on the growth of trees and on silvicultural practices. The principal tree species considered are those broadleaves and conifers commonly grown in Britain, and the classification assumes a skilled […]
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    [Archive] Taxation of woodlands

    Lead Author: Forestry Commission
    This Bulletin explains the taxation of woodlands for the benefit of woodland occupiers (and their advisers). Part 1 deals with income tax and corporation tax following the major changes to the taxation of commercial woodlands made by the Finance Act 1988. Part 2 deals with the application of capital gains tax to disposals of woodlands. […]
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    [Archive] A systems approach to forest operations planning and control

    Lead Author: M.A. Pritchard (Ed)
    Computer-based systems are now commonplace in most forestry operating environments. One of the inherent features of forestry everywhere is the amount of data collected over long periods of time. Information technology has made the storage and analysis of these data a cost effective reality. Never before has the forest manager been better placed to call […]
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    [Archive] Trends in forestry research 1982-1988

    Lead Author: D.A. Burdekin
    Increasing interest in forestry in Britain has followed the search for alternative land uses to agriculture and the growing importance of conservation. Research requirements have adapted to this new situation. This Occasional Paper looks at recent trends and seeks to ask whether resources are reasonably matched to requirements. At least seven public agencies are engaged […]
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    [Archive] Forest nursery herbicides (1989)

    Lead Author: D.R. Williamson
    In this Occasional paper information is given on the application of forest nursery herbicides. Much of this information is based on Forestry Commission trials. A brief description of the types of herbicide is given followed by information on the various herbicides which can be used at the different growth stages of forest nursery stock.Note: This […]
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    [Archive] Design of the census of woodland and trees 1979-82

    Lead Author: K. Rennolls
    The Forestry Commission carried out censuses of Woodlands and Trees in 1924, 1938, 1947—49, 1965-67 and most recently between 1979 and 1982. Only two of these data collection and collation exercises came close to being a census in the sense of being a complete enumeration. The first was in 1924 when questionnaires were submitted by […]
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    [Archive] Monitoring of forest condition in the United Kingdom – 1988

    Lead Author: J.L. Innes
    The condition of forests in the United Kingdom is monitored through two projects undertaken by the Forestry Commission. The first, referred to throughout this publication as the long-term monitoring project, was started in 1984. It was developed in response to a growing concern that air pollution might be affecting the condition of trees in Britain. […]
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    [Archive] History of Brandon Central Depot (Volume 1) 1946 – 1988

    Lead Author: Forestry Commission
    A history of Brandon Central Depot containing the following sections – introduction and acknowledgements, the site, buildings, staff, harvesting in the forest, pole supply – input, products and markets, operations and processes, organisation and management, administration, redevelopment, closure.
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    [Archive] History of Brandon Central Depot (Volume 2) 1946 – 1988

    Lead Author: Forestry Commission
    Appendices to the history of Brandon Central Depot
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    [Archive] Land capability for forestry in South-West Scotland

    Lead Author: G. Hudson
    The land capability classification for forestry is based on an assessment of the degree of limitation imposed by the physical factors of soil, topography and climate on the growth of trees and on silvicultural practices. The principal tree species considered are those broadleaves and conifers commonly grown in Britain, and the classification assumes a skilled […]
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    [Archive] Land capability for forestry in Western Scotland

    Lead Author: D.J. Henderson
    The land capability classification for forestry is based on an assessment of the degree of limitation imposed by the physical factors of soil, topography and climate on the growth of trees and on silvicultural practices. The principal tree species considered are those broadleaves and conifers commonly grown in Britain, and the classification assumes a skilled […]
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    [Archive] Land capability for forestry in South-East Scotland

    Lead Author: F.T. Dry
    The land capability classification for forestry is based on an assessment of the degree of limitation imposed by the physical factors of soil, topography and climate on the growth of trees and on silvicultural practices. The principal tree species considered are those broadleaves and conifers commonly grown in Britain, and the classification assumes a skilled […]