planting,    - 5170002

planting

Descriptor: Planting
Description: Tree planting and establishment techniques.This was a large demonstration plot in an ex-industrial area of NW Midlands. UK. Planted to show participants in a Community Forest project various techniques. In this view,black plastic and wood chip mulches are shown. Control of competitive weeds is very important in the establishment of young transplants. The Short-tailed Vole (Microtus agrestis) can be a problem under the plastic sheet mulch, finding it much to their liking and damaging/destroying the base of the trees by gnawing.
Image type: Field
Image location: United Kingdom

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Name: Francis Gwyn Jones
Country: United Kingdom

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Image Information last updated on Friday, February 16, 2007