Species diversification - which species should we use?

Joan Cottrell, Bill Mason

Lead Author: Richard Ennos

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Is the introduction of novel exotic forest tree species a rational response to rapid environmental change? : A British perspective.

A suggested way for British woodlands to combat the problems they are facing due to climate change and exotic pests and diseases is to grow a range of novel exotic tree species. Here we examine the arguments for doing this in the context of British forestry where the objectives are either commercial timber production or conservation of biodiversity.


  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases