Biological Flora of the British Isles: Fraxinus excelsior

@article{Thomas2016BiologicalFO,
  title={Biological Flora of the British Isles: Fraxinus excelsior},
  author={Peter A. Thomas},
  journal={Journal of Ecology},
  year={2016},
  volume={104}
}
  • P. Thomas
  • Published 1 July 2016
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Ecology
This account presents information on all aspects of the biology of Fraxinus excelsior L. (Ash) that are relevant to understanding its ecological characteristics and behaviour. The main topics are presented within the standard framework of the Biological Flora of the British Isles: distribution, habitat, communities, responses to biotic factors, responses to environment, structure and physiology, phenology, floral and seed characters, herbivores and disease, history, and conservation. Fraxinus… 
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