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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 thirty-fifth Journal includes information on: Royal Forestry Society—summer meeting in North Wales, 8th-13th May, 1966; Royal Scottish Forestry Society 69th annual excursion to North East Scotland, 16th-20th May, 1966; Post-graduate studies and fellowship, Canada and the U.S.A. 1964-65; Expedition to the Guyana rainforest; Scots pine: Report of a technical discussion at annual excursion of the Society of Foresters of Great Britain, Inverness, Thursday 24th September, 1959; The native pinewoods and their management; The formation of Scots pine plantations with particular reference to seed provenance; Management of Scots pine plantations; The utilization of Scots pine; The story of the Christmas tree; The evolution of the theory and practice in the management of a forest nursery; Aerial fertilization at Kilmory forest; Development of chemical weeding on Ministry of Defence woodlands, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire; The cultivation of felled woodland; Microbiological activity in soils and its influence on the availability of major nutrients to plants; Problems of peatland afforestation in Ireland; Nutrient status of boglands and their microbiology with regard to afforestation; Tariffing of thinnings; Problems and rewards in processing and storing seed; A Mesolithic chipping-floor in the Rhondda forest; Historical account of the forests of Argyll; Historical account of the woodlands of Ross and Cromarty; Notes on the history of Blairadam forest, Fife; Savernake: History of the forest; Alice Holt Lodge; Guns, from the farm safety leaflet of the Ministry of Agriculture; Public recreation in Forestry Commission areas in North West England; Wildlife and the forester; Improvement of spawning streams for brown trout; Pine martens, notes from conservancies; The latest Elsan, a lavatory suitable for our forests; The management of woodland nature reserves; Hill sheep; The Strathoykel plan; Scottish pulp and paper mills, an achievement of historic importance; The success story of forestry, major role in Fort William project; Workington— Britain’s first fully integrated pulp and board mill; Home grown timbers: larch; A cheaply built drier; Average price for each country: coniferous timber sold standing; Some aspects of labour relations; Forest workers’ diet; Trees on tip will be a memorial; A ride with Ianto; The Loch Ness Monster; Poetry; Book reviews.

155 x 245mm | 224 pages | black and white
Stock code:FCJO035

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