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dc.contributor.authorBrandenburg, Bill
dc.date.accessioned2017-09-28T23:10:53Z
dc.date.available2017-09-28T23:10:53Z
dc.date.issued1988
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10182/8636
dc.description.abstractBefore discussing the rationale behind planting and managing a coppice, the term itself should be more closely defined. In various locations and amongst various groups of English speaking people a "coppice" or “copse" may mean undergrowth in a forest or a small group of trees and shrubs but also trees that are to be used for coppicing. The verb "to coppice'0 is however generally taken to mean the harvesting of trees by cutting them off near ground level and allowing them to regrow. In the context of this booklet I propose to attach this latter meaning to the words "coppice" and "coppicing”. This is not to exclude other functions such a coppice may have in the landscape or ecologically, as, for instance, provision of shelter, sanctuary for biological pest control organisms, supply of pollen and nectar for bees, beautification, etc. There is a wide range of uses available for trees harvested by coppicing and amongst these are drought fodder for livestock, fuelwood, canes for basketry, poles for fencing and fruitgrowing trellises and, last but not least, high quality timber for artwork, furniture making, parts of implements including wheels and so on. Some of the uses listed for coppicewood are also fulfilled by timber from various forms of plantation forestry. This tends to be carried out under commercial conditions favouring high outputs per unit area. To achieve this, accepting high establishment costs and - as a consequence of this - seeking high market returns quickly without much consideration for maintaining future production, is the rule. Purposes outside the immediate commercial target such as ecological or recreation ones are seldom considered.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherLincoln College. Department of Horticulture and Landscape.en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesno. 142en
dc.rightsCopyright Ⓒ Lincoln Collegeen
dc.subjectcoppicingen
dc.subjectwoodland managementen
dc.subjectforestryen
dc.subjectforestry managementen
dc.subjecthorticultural researchen
dc.subjecteconomic aspectsen
dc.subjectcoppice establishmenten
dc.subjectbiological pest controlen
dc.subjectforestry conservationen
dc.titleThe Brandenburg Coppiceen
dc.typeMonographen
lu.contributor.unitDepartment of Environmental Managementen
dc.subject.anzsrc070501 Agroforestryen
dc.subject.anzsrc070504 Forestry Management and Environmenten
dc.subject.anzsrc070507 Tree Improvement (Selection and Breeding)en
dc.subject.anzsrc070602 Horticultural Crop Improvement (Selection and Breeding)en


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