ecology of sycamore in British woodland. by Neil John Bleay

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Thesis "submitted to the CNAA in partial fulfilment of its requirements for this degree [of] Master of Philosophy; sponsoring establishment, Middlesex Polytechnic; collaborating establishment, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia".

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ContributionsMiddlesex Polytechnic., University of East Anglia. School of Environmental Sciences.
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Paginationxviii, 318 leaves :
Number of Pages318
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Open LibraryOL13715921M

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Trees and woodlands are an integral part of Britains heritage and culture, as well as an invaluable environmental and ecological resource. In an increasingly urbanized British population, romantic notions of bluebell-carpeted woods and deep-coloured wooded hillsides during autumn do not come easily.

Instead, images of forgotten corners of land with a few sycamore. This thesis, "The Ecology of Sycamore in British Woodland", firstly examines the method by which sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) has been introduced to the British environment, and seeks to. In terms of habitats Good et al.

() found a large variation in the occurrence of sycamore, it represented only 1% of all the trees found in hedgerows, 2% pastures, 0% in marsh and fens, 1% of industrial spoils, 2% in coniferous woodland, 21% in mixed woodland, 20% in broadleaved woodland.

The ecology of sycamore in British Woodland - CORE Reader. Acer pseudoplatanus, known as the sycamore in the United Kingdom and the sycamore maple in the United States, is a flowering plant species in the soapberry and lychee family is a Family: Sapindaceae.

The Woodland Trust is a charity registered in England and Wales (No. ) and in Scotland (No. SC). A non-profit-making company limited by guarantee. Registered in England No. Woodland Trust (Enterprises) Limited, registered in England (No.

), is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Woodland. The first British records of sycamore originate from Scotland. In a tree near Dunblane was described as years old. In The Protocol Book of James Young a reference is made to a plane. The sycamore is a tall tree of parklands, hedgerows and woodlands.

It was introduced into the UK from Europe sometime in the 15th or 16th century, and has become naturalised since, as well as being. Buy Trees and Woodland in the British Landscape New Ed by Rackham, Dr Oliver (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible Reviews:   Woodland Diary: Sycamore coppicing By Daniel Greenwood on Janu This was the first workday for the Friends of One Tree Hill (FrOTH). We coppiced 10 sycamore (Acer. An appreciation of the natural processes of woodlands is essential for the development of a rationale and practices for woodland nature conservation and management.

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Plantlife, Salisbury. Putman, R Grazing in temperate forest ecosystems: large herbivores and the ecology of the New Forest. Croom Helm, London. Rackham, O. Trees and woodland in the British. A fascinating book exploring the history and nature of English woodland, and considering the state of woodland in the rest of the year.

This is a must read for anyone interested in tree and woodland /5(12). For the first time, this book tells the Wytham story in a way that is accessible to both scientist and general reader alike.

It provides a fascinating overview of what the Woods are like, their. ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION BYC. PIGOTT Department of Biological Sciences, University of Lancaster, LAl 4YQ UK SUMMARY A main aim of studies of the British flora in future must be ecological, with plant ecology.

The woodland type used by associated species was recorded as ancient woodland, recent woodland, wood pasture, plantation or non-woodland. Definitions for all these aspects of the ecology.

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first map (fig. 1, p. ) indicates the distribution of the dominant trees, the dotted areas sbowiog the distribution of shade trees, chiefly Sycamore. Discover the best Nature & Ecology in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. By the eighth century, woodland covered about a quarter of England.

– AD The Domesday Book records wood-pasture and woodland covering about 15% of England. However, the following two and a half centuries saw an expanding population and further clearance of woodland, halving woodland cover to about 7%.

The remaining woodland. A CIP record for this book is available from the British Library ISBN 0 2 (hardback) ISBN 0 9 (paperback) coastal scarp ash-elm-sycamore woodland, Ayrshire; veteran pollard ash in wood pasture, Loch Katrine, Stirling and ecology.

If you prefer photographs you can’t go wrong with the Complete Guide to British Trees. Both books feature plenty of additional information on the ecology of trees and woodland. For help with identifying other common woodland plants then the Field Studies Council’s fold out Guide to Woodland.

The report sets out a case for how to manage both non-native and native woodland in the UK for the benefit of biodiversity, climate mitigation and a sustainable green economy. There is emphasis on a range of ecologically sensitive forms of woodland.

Wildlife responses to the modification of natural forests Protecting virgin forest remnants Part IV. Natural Features in the Conservation of British Woodlands Woodland nature conservation: development, rationale and practice British natural woodlands Reconstructing British natural woodlands Management of broadleaved woodland.

3 Contents Introduction 2 Phytophthora and other tree diseases: impacts and risks to woodlands 4 The potential ecological impact of ash dieback in the UK 6 Climate change, tree disease and the future of woodland diversity 8 Drivers of change in biodiversity of woodland.

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Study Site. The study was conducted between and in Wytham Woods, Oxfordshire, UK (SP ; for a detailed description of the site see).Small mammal trapping and vegetation surveys were conducted in three sites - Swinford (SF), Firebreak (FB) and Marley (ML) - located in different parts of the woodland, but all in areas of ancient semi-natural woodland.

Oliver Rackham, OBE, FBA (17 October – 12 February ) was an academic at the University of Cambridge who studied the ecology, management and development of the British countryside, especially trees, woodlands and wood books included Ancient Woodland.

factors/components. Of particular relevance to ecology, the geographic distribution of each species is affected by these factors. Trees The natural habitat of the British Isles is mostly deciduous temperate woodland and woodland. The transfer is the largest ever attempt made by the National Trust in partnership with the British Lichen Society, Cumbria Lichen & Bryophyte Group and Plantlife, almost three square metres was removed.

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Advice on buying a wood, as well woodland activities, flora and fauna, conservation. Leslie, A.D. () The ecology and biodiversity value of Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) with particular reference to Great Britain. Scottish Forestry. Vol 59 No 3. p19 "Woodland Habitats explores the history and ecology of British woodlands, and explains why they are such a valuable resource.

It offers a practical guide to issues concerned with the ecology of woodland habitats and organisms; conservation and management; coppicing, pasture woodland and commercial forestry; woodland.

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Free UK delivery on eligible s: 5. To quote Oliver Rackham in Trees and Woodland in the British Landscape (), Domesday Book Woodland and wood-pasture comprise 15% of England. Wood-pastures enclosed as parks for fallow deer (3, parks in England by ). Conifers, sycamore. In this patch of woodland, where both trees mingle, the evidence under the bark casts sycamore in a more favourable light, as a refuge for countless small animals through the coldest.

The history of British woodland since the last glaciation is, in geological time, extremely brief, and is inextricably linked with the development of civilization. To quote Oliv er Rackham in Trees and Woodland in the British The Domesday Book () is evidence that every wood in England belonged to some woodland.

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Woodland management has altered the structure of woods and the tree species present from the once natural forests. This project looks at how current changes in forest management and other pressures on woodland such as introduced tree diseases and increases in non native deer browsing affect woodland .This book contains practically everything woodland managers and owners need to know about the management of native woods.

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