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VETcert Videos: Further guidance on the management of veteran trees

 27/08/2019    Last Modified: 27/08/2019

These videos were produced by the Ancient Tree Forum and other partners in the VETcert project to encourage good practice in the management of ancient and other veteran trees. The titles on practical management cover the following topics (view below):

  • Introduction to fungi
  • Introduction to mycorrhiza
  • Managing mycorrhizas
  • Different types of wood decay
  • Introducing heart-rot and hollowing
  • Heart rot and hollowing of beech and oak
  • Colonisation of sapwood following wounding
  • Colonisation of sapwood in the absence of wounding
  • Pole thinning an old pollard
  • Unconventional pruning techniques

Introduction to fungi

Introduction to mycorrhiza

Managing mycorrhizas

Different types of wood decay

Introducing heart-rot and hollowing

Heart rot and hollowing of beech and oak

Colonisation of sapwood following wounding

Colonisation of sapwood in the absence of wounding

Pole thinning an old pollard

Unconventional pruning techniques

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