Sequoia sempervirens was introduced into England in 1843 by Knight and Perry in the form of plants from Russia.
Growing willow for biomass has many benefits. It provides an alternative to oil as a fuel, a viable alternative to conventional tillage…
It is certain that Nelson was generally concerned about the supply of Oak, as were many senior officers and politicians of the time.
In the 1970s tropical hardwoods outsold temperate in the UK by a ratio of 4:1
Dr David Boshier has just completed some EU-funded research together with Janet Stewart and Sarah Rendell, all at the Oxford Forestry Institute, on the genetics of ash.