Richard Jinks

BSc, PhD

Main recent publications and knowledge exchange activities

Peer reviewed journal articles

Savill, P., Wilson, S., Mason, B., Jinks, R., Stokes, V., & Christian, T. (2017). Alternative spruces to Sitka and Norway. Part 1 - Serbian spruce (Picea omorika). Quarterly Journal of Forestry, 111(1), 32–39.

Savill, P., Wilson, S.McG., Mason, W.L., and Jinks, R. (2016). Silver firs (Abies spp.) of Europe and the Near-East: species, silviculture, and utilisation potential. Quarterly Journal of Forestry, 110, 16–27.

Wilson, S. M., Mason, B., Jinks, R., Gil-Moreno, D., & Savill, P. (2016). The redwoods and red cedar: coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens), giant redwood (Sequoiadendron giganteum) and western red cedar (Thuja plicata) - species, silviculture and utilisation potential. Quarterly Journal of Forestry, 110(4), 244–256.

Kerr, G., Stokes, V., Peace, A., & Jinks, R. (2015). Effects of provenance on the survival, growth and stem form of European silver fir (Abies alba Mill.) in Britain. European Journal of Forest Research, 134(2), 349–363.

McCartan, S. A., Jinks, R. L., & Barsoum, N. (2015). Using thermal time models to predict the impact of assisted migration on the synchronization of germination and shoot emergence of oak (Quercus robur L.). Annals of Forest Science, 72(4), 479–487.

Midmore, E. K., McCartan, S. A., Jinks, R. L. & Cahalan, C. M. (2015). Using thermal time models to predict germination of five provenances of silver birch (Betula pendula Roth) in southern England. Silva Fennica vol. 49(2): 1-12.

Shelagh A. McCartan and Richard L. Jinks (2015) Upgrading Seed Lots of European Silver Fir (Abies alba Mill.) Using Imbibition-Drying-Separation. Tree Planters' Notes 58(2): 21-27.

Shelagh A. McCartan, Joan F. Webber and Richard L. Jinks. (2015) Hot-water treatment as a possible method for eradicating Chalara fraxinea (Hymenoscyphus pseudoalbidus) infection from ash fruits (Fraxinus excelsior L). Quarterly Journal of Forestry  109, 18-23.

Hemery, G., Jinks, R., Lloyd, S., & Ralph, J. (2014). SilviFuture. Promoting and sharing knowledge of novel forest species. Quarterly Journal of Forestry, 108(1), 43–47.

Jinks,R.L., Parratt,M. and Morgan,G. (2012) Preference of rodents for seeds of 12 temperate tree and shrub species. Forest Ecology and Management 278, 71-79).

Willoughby, I.H., Jinks, R.L., Morgan, G.W., Pepper, H., Budd, J. and Mayle, B. (2011). The use of repellents to reduce predation of tree seed by wood mice (Apodemus sylvaticus L.) and grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis Gmelin). European Journal of Forest Research, 130, 601-611.

Silvertown,J., Tallowin,J., Stevens,C., Power,S.A., Morgan,V., Emmett,B., Hester,A., Grime,P.J., Morecroft,M., Buxton,R., Poulton,P., Jinks,R., Bardgett,R. (2010). Environmental myopia: a diagnosis and a remedy. Trends in ecology & evolution 25[10], 556-561.

Willoughby, I. and Jinks, R.L. (2009). The effect of duration of vegetation management on broadleaved woodland creation by direct seeding. Forestry 82 (3), 343-359.

Mason, W.L., Jinks, R.L. and Harrison, A.J. (2008). An Overview of Long-term Forest Experiments in Great Britain managed by Forest Research. In: Karlsson, Kristian (eds.). 2008. Long-Term Field Experiments in Forest Research. Metlan työraportteja / Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 105. 47 s. ISBN 978-951-40-2144-2 (PDF).

Willoughby, I., Dixon, F.L., Clay, D.V. and Jinks, R.L. (2007). Tolerance of broadleaved tree and shrub seedlings to preemergence herbicides (PDF-924K). New Forests 34, 1-12.

Jinks,R.L., Willoughby,I., and Baker,C. (2006). Direct seeding of ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) and sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus L.): the effects of sowing date, pre-emergent herbicides, cultivation, and protection on seedling emergence and survival. Forest Ecology and Management 237, 373-386.

Willoughby, I., Jinks, R.L. and Stokes, V. (2006). The tolerance of newly emerged broadleaved tree seedlings to the herbicides clopyralid, cycloxydim and metazachlor (PDF-824K). Forestry, 79 (4): 599-608.

Willoughby,I., Jinks,R.L., Kerr,G., and Gosling,P.G. (2004). Factors affecting the success of direct seeding for lowland afforestaion in the UK. Forestry (Oxford) 77, 467-482.

Trout,R., Moore,N., and Jinks,R. (2004). Damaging agents or biodiversity: small mammals and young trees. In Managing Woodlands and their Mammals. Forestry Commission, Edinburgh.

Book and book chapters (including published conference proceedings)

Kerr, G., Webber, J.F., Mason, W.L., Jinks, R.L., Jennings, T. (2015). Building resilience into planted forests: recent experience from Great Britain. In XIV WORLD FORESTRY CONGRESS, Durban, South Africa, 7-11 September 2015 (pp. 7–11).

Jinks,R.L. (2003). Propagation of Conifers. In  Proceedings of the Fourth International Conifer Conference. ISHS., pp. 303-307.

Stokes,J., Hand,K., Gosling,P.G., Jinks,R.L., and Patch,D. (2001). The Good Seed Guide. The Tree Council.

Trade journal and newsletter articles

Jinks., R. (2015). Observing nature. All about phenology. Westonbirt Magazine, 100, 14–19.

Jinks, R. (2014). Trees on Trial. Measuring up in Silk Wood. Westonbirt Magazine, 95, 35–41.

Jinks, R. (2013). What is an arboretum? Winkworth Friends’ Newsletter, Summer, 1.

Jinks, R. (2009). Trees for change. The Westonbirt Magazine. (76) 32–37.

FC and FR publications including official statistics

Jinks, R. and Kerr, G. (2016). Summary of FR seed origin trials on Crytomeria japonica and Sequoia sempervirens. Report to Forestry Commission England.

Parratt, M., & Jinks, R. (2013). Species preference of small mammals for direct-sown tree and shrub seeds. FC Research Information Note, FCRN013.

Willoughby, I., Harrison, A., Jinks, R.L., Gosling, P.G., Harmer, R. and Kerr, G. (2007). The potential for direct seeding of birch on restock sites (PDF-386K). Forestry Commission Information Note 84. Forestry Commission, Edinburgh.

Willoughby,I., Jinks,R., Gosling,P., and Kerr,G. (2004). Creating new broadleaved woodlands by direct seeding (PDF-647K). Forestry Commission Practice Guide.

Contract and project reports – excluding any which are commercially confidential

Orazio, C., Cordero Debets, R., Di Lucchio, L., Cantero, A., Diez Casero, J., Prieto Recio, C, Bravo, F., Gartzia Bengoetxea, N., Arias González, A., Jinks, R., Paillassa, E., Pastuszka, P., José Rozados Lorenzo, M., Silva Pando, F.J., Traver, M.C Zabalza, S., Nóbrega, C., Caetano Ferreira, M.G., Almeida, M.H Correia, A.,  and Castro, A. (2013).  Arboretum and demonstration site catalogue REINFFORCE (REsource INFrastructures for monitoring, adapting and protecting European Atlantic FORests under Changing climate). IEFC-EFIATLANTIC.

Web pages

Mason, W.L. and Jinks, R.L. Tree Species and provenance Right Trees for a Changing Climate

Software and associated manuals

Jinks, R.L. and Parratt, M. Forest Seedlings: A guide to the identification of tree and shrub seedlings in Britain. App for Iphone (Itunes) and Android (Google Play)