Research topics Publications
[Archive] Research for practical arboriculture - proceedings of the Forestry Commission / Arboricultural Association seminar at Preston, February 1980
This Paper presents the report of the seminar, which represents more an interim review rather than a record of completed research. The seminar covered the following main subject area: amenity…
Report on Forest Research for the year ended March, 1960
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…
Forest habitat network for Edinburgh and the Lothians
Booklet describing the contribution of woodlands to promote sustainable development within the regional Structure Plan. By Duncan Ray and Darren Moseley.
Novel dendrochronological modelling demonstrates that decades of reduced stem growth predispose trees to Acute Oak Decline
• Novel dendrochronological modelling was developed to explore oak stem growth trends. • Trees with long-term AOD symptoms may have been predisposed many decades earlier. • Diseased trees struggle to take advantage of favourable growing conditions. • Historic episodes of stress may impact the future resilience of oaks to disturbance.