Forestry Commission logo


Report on Forest Research
Forestry Commission
Report on Forest Research for the year ended March 1970, which includes:

Work carried out by Forestry Commission research and development staff
Forest tree seed; production of planting stock; planting; choice of species; minor species survey; provenance; arboriculture; nutrition of forest crops; forest weed control; soil studies; drainage; cultivation; crop stability; regeneration; ecology; forest genetics; forest pathology; forest entomology; mammals and birds; statistics and computing; research workshop; photography; publications; research information; planning and economics; work study; timber utilisation.

Research undertaken for the Forestry Commission at universities and other institutions
- Nursery and forest extension experiments in tree nutrition
- Research on forest soils and tree nutrition
- Conifer seedling pathology
- Role of lophodermella species in premature death of pine needles in Scotland
- Virus diseases of forest trees
- Studies on insect viruses
- Research on the green spruce aphid, elatobium abietinum
- Studies on tit and pine looper moth populations at Culbin Forest
- Fish populations in forest streams
- Hydrological relations of forest and moorland vegetation
- The rate of spread of head fires in the New Forest, Hampshire

150 x 240mm | 257 pages | black and white
Stock code:FCRFR_1970

What's of interest

Please direct orders to:
Forestry Commission Publications
PO Box 785

T: 0161 495 4845
F: 0161 495 4840