Afforestation of peat soils.

  • T. McEvoy Master of Agricultural Science
Keywords: Irish climate, Europe, use of Spruce, blanket bogs


This paper proposes to deal in broad outline with the place of peat soils in Irish Forestry, to summarize experience gained to date, and to examine generally the technical problems involved in afforestation on peat. In order to see the problems in their proper perspective it is necessary to sketch in the background of forestry in Ireland and to relate it to European conditions in general...
How to Cite
McEvoy, T. (1954) “Afforestation of peat soils.”, Irish Forestry. Available at: (Accessed: 27November2022).