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Official publication: Plant health

Importing woodchip

Plant Health controls apply to a wide range of wood products, including woodchip. These controls are in place to prevent the spread of pests and pathogens that would be ecologically...

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  • Tree breeding
Official publication: Plant health

Export certification

Pests and diseases can be carried on plants and trees, seeds, wood and wood products including wooden packaging material and isolated bark. They may also be carried on vehicles and...

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  • Forest management
  • Tree breeding
Official publication: Plant health

Minimum facilities at ports

This revised Guide sets out the obligations which apply to port authorities and others responsible for the points of entry in Great Britain where controlled wood, wood products or other...

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  • Tree breeding
Official publication: Field Guide | FG

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
Official publication: Research Report | RP

Shake in oak: an evidence review

Shake (internal splitting of the wood in a growing tree) is believed to affect and devalue around one-fifth of British oak crops. There is currently no fully reliable method to...

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  • Tree breeding
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The Picts

The Picts: a learning resource for teachers of Curriculum for Excellence Level 2.

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  • Tree breeding
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Upgrading Seed Lots of European Silver Fir (Abies alba Mill.) using Imbibition-Drying-Separation

How effective is imbibition-drying- separation? European silver fir (Abies alba Mill. ) produces good seed crops every three to five years but these crops often have a high proportion of empty...

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  • Tree breeding
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An easy guide to forest trees and their uses (Gaelic version)

Iùl beag air craobhan choilltean Is mar a chleachdas iadGheibhear san iùl bheag seo fiosrachadh air na diofar chraobhan a lorgas ann an coilltean is air fearann-coillteach ann am Breatainn....

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  • Forest management
  • Tree breeding
Official publication: Field Guide | FG

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
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The breeding of conifer species

Improving the economic value of conifer planting stock through breeding and selection.

Status: Current

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  • Genetics
  • Tree breeding