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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 twenty-first Journal includes information on: Lessons from Sweden; Notes on afforestation and nursery work in the North-Eastern United States; The treatment of devastated woodland; Notes on the state forests of West Glamorgan; Craig Phadrig Forest; Glen Urquhart Forest; Guisachan Forest; Whence the seed?; Acorn collection and storage; Beech seed collection; Comparisons of three methods of storing beech mast; Vermin destruction in seed stores; Problems affecting heathland nurseries and their produce; Heathland nurseries at Devilla; Preparation of a heathland nursery; Further notes on compost and its application; Nursery mechanisation; Lining-out seedlings; Lupin as a green crop; Kinver nursery; Ploughing the Yorkshire Moors for tree planting, 1869; The formation in one year of a single plantation of one thousand acres; Planting Douglas fir in rhododendrons at Creag Liath, Glen Garry Forest; A new planting bag; Turf planting of birch; Thinning plans; Thinning by piece wWork, estimation of average volume per pole. (Technical Instruction No. 1/49); Pruning of oak; Pruning of Corsican pine; Growth comparisons of Scots and lodgepole pines on heather areas at Gwydyr Forest; The selection of sSites for Japanese and hybrid larches; Exceptional growth of Japanese larch; The growth of bBeech in relation to type; Black Italian poplars at Thetford; A fire at Cannock Chase; Fire danger at Clipstone; Fire beater stands; Deer through the eyes of a non-forester; Rabbits in hazel coppice; Grey squirrel damage; Bird scaring at Savernake; Beetle attacks following fires at Wareham Forest; Barypeithes pellucidus at Haldon; Barypeithes araneiformis; The marking and sale of thinnings; Methods of extraction of thinnings at Glentress Forest; Douglas pale fencing; Notes on the wood-using industries of New York; Produce from a twenty-three year old silver fir plantation; Another angle on soils; Forest roadwork in the North West England Conservancy; The mechanical development committees; The utilisation of the high tops; Dedicating the Cawdor Woodlands; Putting it on paper; A note on silvicultural literature in the United States of America; Additions to the Forestry Commission Library; United Nations Scientific Conference on the conservation and utilisation of resources; Organisation and methods in a conservancy office; The replacement of forest clerical staff by Area Officers; Publications work; On showing off forests; Rainy weather; The weather in forest year 1949; The staff suggestion scheme; A course at Northerwood; A tribute to the pioneers.

155 x 245mm | 208 pages | black and white
Stock code:FCJO021

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