Information Services banner Edinburgh Research Archive The University of Edinburgh crest

Edinburgh Research Archive >
Geosciences, School of >
Global Change Research Institute >
Global Change Research Institute PhD thesis collection >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:

This item has been viewed 364 times in the last year. View Statistics

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
Title_contents.pdfTitle, abstract and table of contents56.46 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Chapter01.pdfChapter 1107.1 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Chapter02.pdfChapter 2138.43 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Chapter03.pdfChapter 3270.71 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Chapter04.pdfChapter 4188.87 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Chapter05.pdfChapter 5302.42 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Chapter06.pdfChapter 6195.35 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Chapter07.pdfChapter 7118.69 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Appendix1.pdfAppendix 1197.29 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Appendix02.pdfAppendix 2103.11 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Appendix3.pdfAppendix 375.56 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Appendix4.pdfAppendix 452.82 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Appendix5.pdfAppendix 528.17 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Appendix6.pdfAppendix 640.08 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
References.pdfReference List126.62 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Title: Regeneration ecology of broadleaved trees in Caledonian Forest
Authors: Ogilvy, Tanya
Supervisor(s): Legg, Colin
Issue Date: Jul-2004
Publisher: University of Edinburgh; College of Science and Engineering; School of GeoScience
Abstract: This thesis quantifies aspects of shade tolerance in tree seedlings of species native to the Caledonian pinewood ecosystems of Glen Affric (Highland Region, Inverness-shire). Growth, allocation and morphological responses of 15 species to irradiance under simulated forest canopy light were investigated in a nursery-based shade house experiment. The same responses of four of the 15 species (Ilex aquifolium, Alnus glutinosa, Sorbus aucuparia and Betula pubescens) to different developmental stages of Pinus sylvestris woodland were investigated in the field. The spatial and temporal growth responses of naturally regenerating S. aucuparia seedlings to shade and gap microhabitats were also studied. Data from the shade house experiment enabled further detailed exploration of the relationship between relative growth rates (RGR) and irradiance and potential cross-overs of ranks of growth in high and low light conditions.
Appears in Collections:Global Change Research Institute PhD thesis collection

Items in ERA are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.


Valid XHTML 1.0! Unless explicitly stated otherwise, all material is copyright © The University of Edinburgh 2013, and/or the original authors. Privacy and Cookies Policy