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Green spruce aphid (Elatobium abietinum)

The project is analysing data on spruce aphid populations from forests managed using different silvicultural systems, to determine whether increasing the structural diversity of forest stands leads to a lower incidence of the pest and a reduction in damage.

Status: Current

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  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
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Testing a range of ash species for tolerance to Chalara

Testing for tolerance to Chalara ash die-back across various ash species.

Status: Current

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  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
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Living Ash Project (LAP)

Natural tolerance to Chalara ash die-back and tissue culture of selected ash trees

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
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Regeneration and sustainable silviculture

Adapting forest regeneration to increase resilience to climate change and biotic threats, whilst maintaining productivity.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest management
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Technical Development – Woodland Operations

Technical Development’s Woodland Operations Programme develops, evaluates and promotes safe and efficient equipment and methods into forestry establishment and maintenance, integrated forest management, environmental management, harvesting and transport and woodfuel

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest management
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Behaviour of private land owners and managers

Research into private landowner decision-making, culture and their attitudes towards forestry.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Socio economic research
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Chalara ash dieback resistance trials

Chalara ash dieback resistance trials across the UK

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
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Opportunity mapping - targeting woodland creation for water objectives

Opportunity mapping has been developed to help identify these locations and promote more integrated catchment management.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
  • Forest hydrology
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Human dimensions of species management

Understanding human-wildlife interactions in forest environments

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
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Woodland measures for meeting Water Framework Directive objectives

An evaluation of the key issues relating to woodland and the Water Framework Directive

Status: Current

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
  • Forest hydrology
  • Soil science