Ecology and Management of Coppice Woodlands

  • G. P. Buckley

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. G. F. Peterken
      Pages 3-17
    3. Julian Evans
      Pages 18-27
  3. The Physical Environment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 29-29
    2. Ian Cummings, Hadrian Cook
      Pages 52-75
  4. Contrasting Processes in Coppice and Forest Ecosystems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Martin N. Evans, John P. Barkham
      Pages 79-98
  5. Effects of Coppicing on the Ground Flora

  6. Effects of Coppicing on Birds

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. C. E. Bealey, P. A. Robertson
      Pages 193-210
  7. Effects of Coppicing on Mammal Populations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. John Gurnell, Martin Hicks, Steve Whitbread
      Pages 213-232
  8. Effects of Coppicing on Invertebrate Populations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 247-247
    2. M. S. Warren, J. A. Thomas
      Pages 249-270
    3. J. N. Greatorex-Davies, R. H. Marrs
      Pages 271-296
  9. Implications of Coppicing for Conservation Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 297-297
    2. John Booker, Ruth Tittensor
      Pages 299-305
    3. F. B. Goldsmith
      Pages 306-312
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 313-336

About this book


Contributed to by leading experts, this book looks at the history of coppice woodlands, their physical environment, the different management techniques used and their effects on the flora and fauna. The implications of this for conservation is controversial and this is debated in a lively way in many of the chapters.


Coppicing Ecology Fauna Tore ecosystem ecosystems environment forest vegetation

Editors and affiliations

  • G. P. Buckley
    • 1
  1. 1.Wye CollegeUniversity of LondonUK

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