Chapters 1 to 3

Contents

  • Ch.1 Taxonomy, distribution (including maps) and uses of ash species in Europe
  • Ch.2 Seed source policy issues in Europe and sustainable seed sourcing
  • Ch.3 Understanding ash genetic resources: research under FRAXIGEN

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Chapter 4
Fraxinus excelsior (common ash)
  • Distribution and systematics
  • Ecology and silviculture
  • Traditional and modern uses
  • Research under FRAXIGEN
  • Genetic variation
  • Reproductive biology and gene flow
  • Local adaptation

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Chapter 5
Fraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash)
  • Distribution and systematics
  • Distinguishing F. excelsior and F. angustifolia
  • Ecology and silviculture
  • Traditional and modern uses
  • Research under FRAXIGEN
  • Genetic variation
  • Reproductive biology
  • Local adaptation

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Chapter 6
Fraxinus ornus (manna ash)
  • Distribution and systematics
  • Ecology and silviculture
  • Traditional and modern uses
  • Research under FRAXIGEN
  • Genetic variation
  • Reproductive biology
  • Local adaptation

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Chapter 7

Practical guidelines and recommendations for sustainable use

  • Seed source selection - how local is local?
  • Good seed collection practice - collecting genetically diverse seed

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Literature cited and glossary

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