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The Forestry Commission Journal was introduced as a way to communicate information on a wide range of topics which could not be communicated through 'ordinary official channels', and was intended to be a means of exchanging the opinions and experiences of all members of the staff.

This eighteenth Journal includes information on: Progress report on research; Replanting and afforestation on chalk soils; Plant roll machine; Visit to Finland, August 1938; Forestry at Glasgow Exhibition; Tractor ploughing at palwill; A few notes on American forestry; Cuttings: methods of treatment; Summary report on chafer investigation, 1938; Raising of birch and alder from seed; R.S.F.S. summer meeting, 1938; Forestry Commission Social Service Association, 1938; Social service in Scotland; Cultivation of European and American walnut; The owl—the forester’s friend; Stratification of seed of Douglas fir, pinna contorta and birch; A worker’s holding that appeared; Utilisation of thinnings; Ceiriog experimental area; Japanese larch as a fire-break; Commission’s library: new books; The raising of poplars; Beech afforestation on chalk downland at Friston; The useful chiff-chaff; Charcoal; Sales of produce—ancient and modern; New Forest deer; Firelines; Nursery sowings of sycamore; Our Easter holiday; Planting and weeding of oak; Conifer and beech mixtures; Thoughts on afforestation; Treatment of peat a hundred years ago; Forestry and the “talkies”; Fire protection at Glentress; Fire-fighting; Girdling (ringing) of scrub; Miscellaneous notes.

155 x 245mm | 175 pages | black and white
Stock code:FCJO018

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