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    [Archive] Wildlife conservation in woodlands

    Lead Author: R.C. Steele
    The aim of this Booklet is to show how woodlands managed mainly for wood production can be improved as habitats for wildlife. It is concerned with identifying those features of woodlands which promote wildlife conservation and suggesting how these features can be maintained or introduced by management. It suggests that wildlife conservation can and should […]
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    [Archive] Forestry in the landscape

    Lead Author: Sylvia Crowe
    This booklet, written by Sylvia Crowe, draws largely on the impressions gained from her numerous and extensive visits to forests and woodlands in England, Scotland and Wales during the period when she was the Forestry Commission’s consultant. But the importance of the views expressed stems from Sylvia Crowe’s lifetime of experience, her constructive thought on […]
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    Report on Forest Research for the year ended March, 1960

    Lead Author: Forestry Commission
    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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    [Archive] Cultivation of the cricket bat willow

    Lead Author: Forestry Commission
    Tree willows may be divided into two groups, according to the purpose for which the wood is to be utilised. One group contains trees which are pollarded with a view to the production of poles used principally for hurdles and rough fencing. The other group contains timber of larger size and under this category the […]
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    [Archive] Shelterbelts and microclimate

    Lead Author: J.M. Caborn
    This bulletin discusses the effects which shelterbelts of trees exert on the microclimates of their adjacent regions. Part one consists of a review of available scientific evidence concerning such effects and their influence on agricultural yields and forestry practice. Part two deals with a critical survey of research procedure in connexion with microclimatological investigations of […]
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    [Archive] Experiments in tree planting on peat

    Lead Author: J.W.L. Zehetmayr
    This Bulletin summarises the results of numerous experiments carried out in various parts of the country, experiments which have dealt, mainly, with methods of establishing crops of trees on peat.
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    [Archive] Forest gardens

    Lead Author: Forestry Commission
    The five forest gardens which form the subject of this Bulletin are Cockle Park, near Morpeth, Northumberland; Cirencester, Gloucestershire; Abbotswood, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire; Alice Holt, Hampshire; and Ceiriog, Denbighshire. Each garden consists of a series of experimental plots laid out for purposes of study and for the comparison of the rate of growth of […]