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[Archive] Development of multiple leaders in sitka spruce and Japanese larch following outplanting

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…

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  • Genetics
  • Tree breeding
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Genetic conservation

This project conducts research on adaptive and neutral genetic variation in our native tree species and woodland dwelling organisms. The results of the work contribute to the development of appropriate policy relating to future resilience of our native woodlands.

Status: Current

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  • Genetics
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Intra and interspecific geneflow in oaks (OAKFLOW)

The page summarises the ‘Intra and interspecific geneflow in oaks’ (OAKFLOW) project, funded by the EU’s Fifth Framework Programme (FP5).

Status: Completed

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  • Genetics
Archive publication: Information Note

[Archive] Advances in biotechnology: powerful tools for tree breeding and genetic conservation

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…

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  • Genetics
  • Tree breeding
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[Archive] Open ground in upland forests: A review of its potential as wildlife habitat and appropriate management methods

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…

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  • Ecosystem services
  • Genetics
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Tree improvement

Exploring genetic variation and breeding better trees

Status: Current

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  • Genetics
  • Tree breeding
Archive publication: Technical Paper

[Archive] Genetic variation and conservation of British native trees and shrubs: current knowledge and policy implications

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…

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  • Genetics
  • Tree breeding
Archive publication: Information Note

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  • Genetics
  • Tree breeding
Archive publication: Information Note

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  • Genetics
  • Tree breeding
Archive publication: Information Note

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  • Forest management
  • Genetics
  • Tree breeding