Recent media releases
|New Arboretum Tree Trail Opens At Alice Holt Forest||The new tree trail at the Alice Holt Arboretum, a partnership between the Forestry Commission and the Alice Holt Community Forum (AHCF), has been officially opened. - 17/10/2014|
|New App Solves Problem Of Identifying Young Trees And Shrubs||A new app-based field guide from the Forestry Commission has been launched to help identify almost 100 tree and shrub seedlings under one year old that are commonly found in British woods and forests. - 18/09/2014|
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- Description of Brenneria roseae sp. nov. and two subspecies, Brenneria roseae subspecies roseae ssp. nov and Brenneria roseae subspecies americana ssp. nov. isolated from symptomatic oak.
- Phytophthora austrocedrae emerges as a serious threat to juniper (Juniperus communis) in Britain
Research by Forest Research scientists published in the journal, Plant Pathology, provides clear evidence that the fungus-like pathogen, Phytophthora austrocedrae is a primary pathogen of juniper (Juniperus communis.
- Tree mineral nutrition is deteriorating in Europe
Increases in Nitrogen and CO2 levels may lead to nutrient deficiencies
- Urban green spaces can stop cities stifling in hot summer nights
London's urban heat island effect, which keeps night-time temperatures in the capital warmer than in surrounding rural areas, may have been underestimated by up to 45 per cent.