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Locations of populations of Scottish native trees

S. McG Wilson

Locations of populations of Scottish native trees

by S. McG Wilson

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Published by Scottish Forestry Trust in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trees -- Scotland -- Growth.,
  • Forest surveys.,
  • Plant populations.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementS. McG. Wilson, D.C. Malcolm and D.A. Rook.
    ContributionsMalcolm, D. C., Rook, D. A., Scottish Forestry Trust.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination108 p. :
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21762740M
    ISBN 100951749226

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    Information about the Native Tree Society and its chapters, including: the Eastern Native Tree Society and the Western Native Tree Society. 55 Topics Posts Last post Re Discussions of trees, forests, trip reports and site descriptions of other locations in Western United States and Canada. Moderators: edfrank, dbhguru.   It points to a need to look again at the identity and distinctiveness of native Scottish forests, which historically haven’t featured the beech tree.” The research, entitled Understanding the legacy of widespread population translocations on the post-glacial genetic structure of the European beech, is published in the Journal of Biogeography.

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