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Official Forestry Commission publications: Forestry standards
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Official publication: Research Report | RP

Timber, carbon and wind risk: towards an integrated model of optimal rotation length

Modern forest management practice increasingly adopts an ecosystem services approach to account for the multiple benefits and objectives of forestry. It is also increasingly linked to climate change adaptation and...

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  • Climate change
Peer reviewed papers

Solving how a complex disease threatens our iconic oak

Scientists have for the first time tracked down the cause of the stem bleeding symptoms of acute oak decline.

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  • Pests and diseases
Peer reviewed papers

Microbiome and infectivity studies reveal complex polyspecies tree disease in Acute Oak Decline

h3>Team work between Forest Research, Bangor University and others has for the first time, tracked down the cause of the stem bleeding symptoms of acute oak decline (AOD). Using the...

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  • Pests and diseases
Official publication: Forestry Facts & Figures | FS

Forestry Facts & Figure 2017

This booklet contains a summary of statistics about woodland and forestry. The complete statistics for 2017 are available on our forestry statistics web page. Please note - the printed version of...

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  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
  • Forest management
  • Tree breeding
  • Socio economic research
Official publication: Research Note | RN

Choice of silver birch planting stock for productive woodands

Silver birch is second only to oak in terms of total broadleaved woodland area in Britain. In the last two decades there has been an increase in the planting of...

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  • Tree breeding
Official publication: Research Note | RN

Assessing the investment returns from timber and carbon in woodland creation projects

Financial returns from woodland creation have traditionally been generated from sales of timber. In recent years, the voluntary carbon market has established and grown in the UK and landowners can...

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  • Climate change
  • Ecosystem services
Official publication: Plant health

Pine pitch canker - Pest Alert

Pine pitch canker, also known as pitch or pitch pine canker, is a serious canker disease of pines and Douglas fir caused by the fungus Fusarium circinatum. The disease affects...

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  • Pests and diseases
Official publication: UK Forestry Standard (UKFS) | FC

The UK Forestry Standard - summary checklist

Practising sustainable forestry means managing our forests in a way that meets our needs at present but that does not compromise the ability of future generations to meet their needs....

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  • Forest management
Peer reviewed papers

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  • Climate change
Official publication: Research Note | RN

Ecological impacts of ash dieback and mitigation methods

Ash is a widespread species which makes a substantial contribution to many landscapes. Ash trees are affected by ash dieback, a disease caused by a fungus. It is clear from...

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  • Pests and diseases
  • Ecosystem services