Some problems arising in the afforestation of peat-lands in Northern Ireland.

  • R.E. Parker
Keywords: Vegetation, Sitka spruce, Sphagnum menace.

Abstract

As you have just heard, a large part of the activities of the State forest service in the 'North' is devoted to the establishment and maintenance of forest on peat-land. A few of us in the Botany Department at Queen's, during this year, have been concerned with some of the ecological problems arising in this work. I should like to mention briefly three of these problems; three problems which at first may seem quite distinct, but which are in fact closely related...
Published
1957-11-01
How to Cite
Parker, R. (1957) “Some problems arising in the afforestation of peat-lands in Northern Ireland.”, Irish Forestry. Available at: https://journal.societyofirishforesters.ie/index.php/forestry/article/view/8876 (Accessed: 13July2024).
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