Richard Whittet


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Official publication: Research Report | RP

Genetic considerations for provenance choice of native trees under climate change in England

This Research Report provides a review of published results from provenance tests of relevance to English native trees to identify factors which may influence the risk, suitability and desirability of the use of local versus non-local seed under climate change.


  • Climate change
  • Pests and diseases
  • Genetics

Whittet, R., Cavers, S., Cottrell, J., Rosique-Esplugas, C. and Ennos, R. 2017. Substantial variation in timing of pollen production reduces reproductive synchrony between distant populations of Pinus sylvestris L. in Scotland. Ecology and Evolution 7, 5754-5765.

Graham, E., Macphail, R., Turner, S., Crowther, J., Stegemann, J., Arroyo-Kalin, M., Duncan, L., Whittet, R., Rosique, C. and Austin, P., 2017. The Marco Gonzalez Maya site, Ambergris Caye, Belize: Assessing the impact of human activities by examining diachronic processes at the local scale. Quaternary International 437, 115-142.

Graham, E., MacPhail, R., Crowther, J., Turner, S.D., Stegemann, J., Arroyo-Kalin, M., Duncan, L., Austin, P., Whittet, R. and Rosique, C., 2016. Past and Future Earth: Archaeology and Soil Studies on Ambergris Caye, Belize. Archaeology International 19, 97-108.

Whittet, R., Cottrell, J., Cavers, S., Pecurul, M. and Ennos, R. 2016. Supplying trees in an era of environmental uncertainty: identifying challenges faced by the forest nursery sector in Great Britain. Land Use Policy 58, 415-426.

Whittet, R. Cavers, S., Cottrell, J. and Ennos, R. 2016. Seed sourcing for woodland creation in an era of uncertainty: an analysis of the options for Great Britain. Forestry 90, 163-173.

Whittet, R., Hope, J. and Ellis, C. 2015. Open structured woodland and the ecological interpretation of Scotland's Ancient Woodland Inventory. Scottish Geographical Journal 131, 67-77.

Whittet, R. and Ellis, C. 2013. Critical tests for lichen indicators of woodland ecological continuity. Biological Conservation 168, 19-23.