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What needs to be done to make home-grown tree stock more viable?

What needs to be done to make home-grown tree stock more viable?

Reducing year-to-year variability in the commercial demand for trees from UK nurseries would help lower the risk of importing exotic pests and diseases, according to newly published paper by researchers from Rothamsted Research and the University of Cambridge.

What does the revised NPPF mean for ancient trees and woodlands?

What does the revised NPPF mean for ancient trees and woodlands?

New changes made last week to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), which underpins local planning decisions, means this now gives ancient trees and woods the highest possible protection from development.

Should tree managers be worried about 'summer branch drop'?

Should tree managers be worried about 'summer branch drop'?

The prolonged warm dry weather over most of the UK this summer increases the likelihood of "summer branch drop" (SBD) from mature trees, a leading arboricultural consultant has warned.


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Kit & Machinery

Trees and Shrubs - Planting benefits

Trees and Shrubs - Planting benefits

The message that health, the environment and business all benefit from trees is finally getting through, but are nurseries seeing an upturn? Sally Drury reports.

Trees and Shrubs - Planting products

Trees and Shrubs - Planting products

Young trees face a tough challenge to get established. Sally Drury looks at some of the best products available to help ensure successful planting projects.

Chainsaws - Improving performance

Chainsaws - Improving performance

Battery chainsaws offer many advantages while innovative technology shelps the latest petrol models meet emissions standards, writes Sally Drury.


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Pest & Disease Management Factsheets

Pest & Disease Management - Caterpillars affecting ornamentals growers

Pest & Disease Management - Caterpillars affecting ornamentals growers

Control strategies mainly focus on larval stages.

Notifiable pests & diseases

Notifiable pests & diseases

Import controls and nursery inspections are crucial tools for keeping stock healthy and enabling sales.

Pest & Disease Management - Honey fungus

Pest & Disease Management - Honey fungus

With action difficult and labour intensive, accurate identification of this root disease is key to tackling infection.