Future alternatives to the use of herbicides in British forestry

@inproceedings{Willoughby1999FutureAT,
  title={Future alternatives to the use of herbicides in British forestry},
  author={Ian H. Willoughby},
  year={1999}
}
Weed control is often crucial for successful tree establishment in British forestry. Herbicides currently offer the most cost-effective means available for achieving this, but research into alternatives is required. Recent experiments have been conducted by the Great Britain Forestry Commission investigating the use of 19 alternative ground cover and silvicultural treatments for newly planted ash ( Fraxinus excelsiorL.) and Douglas-fir ( Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco) established on… CONTINUE READING