Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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The silviculture of trees used in British forestry.

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Description

This book aims to provide a guide for selecting species and managing trees. The requirements of each of the 63 species from 35 genera are described for areas in which they are likely to do well. Further, the book provides information about the origin and introduction (where applicable) of each species, climatic and site requirements, other silvicultural characteristics, pests and diseases, natural...

Chapter 1 (Page no: 10)

Abies Mill. - silver firs.

This chapter provides information about the origin and introduction of the only three species of Abies grown as forest trees in Britain, viz., A. alba, A. grandis, and A. procera. The chapter also gives an account on the climatic and site requirements, other silvicultural characteristics, diseases, natural regeneration, provenance, seed production, nursery treatment, yield and timber characteristics of the species as well as their place in British forestry.

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Chapter: 2 (Page no: 18) Acer. Author(s): Savill, P., Wise, R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 29) Alnus Mill. - Alder. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 39) Aria nivera host. - Whitebeam. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 41) Betula. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 48) Buxus sempervirens L. - box. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 52) Carpinus betulus L. - hornbeam. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 55) Castanea sativa Mill. - sweet chestnut. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 60) Cedrus Trew. - cedars. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 65) Chamaecyparis lawsoniana (A. Murray bis) Parl. - Lawson's cypress. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 69) Corylus avellana L. - hazel. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 72) Cryptomeria japonica (L.f.) D. Don - Japanese cedar, sugi. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 75) Ă— Cuprocyparis leylandii (A.B. Jackson & Dallimore) Farjon. - Leyland cypress. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 77) Eucalyptus L'Herit. - eucalyptus. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 81) Fagus sylvatica L. - beech. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 88) Fraxinus excelsior L. - ash. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 95) Ilex aquifolium L. - holly. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 98) Juglans L. - walnuts. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 108) Larix Mill. - larches. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 116) Malus sylvestris (L.) Mill. - crab apple. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 119) Nothofagus alpina (Poepp. & Endl.) Oerst.; Nothofagus obliqua (Mirb.) Blume - Chilean or southern beeches. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 123) Picea A. Dietr. - spruce. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 132) Pinus L. - pines. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 151) Populus L. - poplar. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 161) Prunus L. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 167) Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco - Douglas fir. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 171) Quercus L. - oak. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 189) Robinia pseudoacacia L. - robinia, black locust, false acacia. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 193) Salix L. - willows. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 198) Sequoia sempervirens (D. Don) Endl. - coast redwood. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 201) Sequoiadendron gignateum (Lindl.) Buchholz. -Wellingtonia, giant sequoia, giant redwood. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 32 (Page no: 205) Sorbus L. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 33 (Page no: 208) Taxus baccata L. - yew. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 34 (Page no: 214) Thuja plicata Donn ex. D. Don - western red cedar. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 35 (Page no: 218) Tilia L. - lime or Linden. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 36 (Page no: 225) Torminaria torminalis Dippel. - wild service tree. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 37 (Page no: 229) Tsuga heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg. - western hemlock. Author(s): Savill, P.
Chapter: 38 (Page no: 234) Ulmus L. Author(s): Savill, P.