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Decision Support Software

Forest Yield

Forest Yield is a PC-based yield model for forest management in Britain.

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  • Forest management
Management handbook

Forest Yield: A handbook on forest growth and yield tables for British forestry

Yield models are one of the foundations of forest management. They provide information about the patterns of tree growth and potential productivity that can be expected in forest stands of…

Themes

  • Tree breeding
  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
Decision Support Software

ForestGALES

The ForestGALES computer based decision support tool enables forest managers to estimate the probability of wind damage to any conifer stand in Britain.

Themes

  • Forest management
Field Guide

Thinning control (2015)

This Field Guide provides guidance on the control of volume to be removed when marking a thinning and a guide to thinning yields. There are four sections: the first describes…

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  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Tree breeding
Field Guide

Forest Seedlings: A guide to the identification of tree and shrub seedlings in Britain

The ability to accurately identify tree and shrub seedlings is invaluable to anyone with an interest in forests and woodlands and it is fundamental to practical woodland management. However, identifying…

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  • Tree breeding
Management handbook

Managing Native Broadleaved Woodland

What native broadleaved woodland managers need to know; a new handbook that provides answers to questions that woodland managers ask and covers topics including use of grazing animals, uneven aged silviculture and management for nature conservation.

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  • Forest management
Field Guide

Timber Measurement

Timber measurement was first published in 1983 as Booklet 49. Its punchy, practical style proved popular with practitioners trying to work out how to take basic measurements on trees and…

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  • Tree breeding
Field Guide

Roundwood and sawlog volume tables

This publication combines and replaces Forestry Commission Field Book 1: Top diameter sawlog tables and Forestry Commission Field Book 11: Mid diameter volume tables. The top diameter method for assessing…

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  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
Management handbook

Forest mensuration: a handbook for practitioners

Forest Mensuration is an essential, practice-based handbook designed to help all those working in the timber trade and forestry understand how to measure trees and timber. Written for practitioners, researchers…

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  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
Management handbook

Managing the pinewoods of Scotland

Our native pinewoods have long been treasured for their landscape and cultural values, as well as their contribution to the economy through timber production and recreational activities. Following decades of…

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  • Forest management