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Table Of Contents  Click here to download 3 pages 49kb

Non-Technical Executive Summary  Part 1 Click here to download 17 pages 4.9MB

Background     Part 2 Click here to download this section 17 pages 4MB
Survey aims and methodology                                     
    Bar charts of condition ratings of specimens at Penpol
Windbreaks and hedges
Areas and compartments
The Areas Part 3 Click here to download this section 55 pages 45.3MB
    Shed and Drive Area (D)
    The Ornamental Area (ORN)
    The Orchards
           Main Orchard (W1)
           Addy’s Orchard (W2)
           Central Orchard (CO) 
    The Meadow (M)                                     
    The Robert Hart Garden (ROB)                                 
    The Veg and Nursery Areas (OVN)                             
           The Old Veg and Nursery Area                             
           The New Veg and Nursery area                             
    The Honeylands and Eastern Rabbit                             
    The Arboreta                                         
           Arboretum East (ARE)                                 
           Arboretum Central (ARC)                             
           Arboretum West (AW)                                 
    The Native Woodland and Coppice areas                       
    New Nursery Area (‘Rebel Land’)                          
The plants               Part 4 Click here to download this section 22 pages 15.9MB                             
    Apples Malus domestica                                     
    Thorns Crataegus species                                 
    Elaeagnus species                                     
    Seabuckthorns Hippophae species                             
    Juneberries Amelanchier species                             
    Barberries Berberis species                                 
    Plums and Cherries Prunus species                             
    Sorbus species                                         
    Pears Pyrus species                                     
    Dogwoods Cornus species                                 
    Hazel Corylus species                                     
    Plum yew shrubs Cephalotaxus species                             
    Monkey Puzzle trees Araucana araucaria                         
    Currant bushes Ribes species                                 
    Walnuts Juglans species                                     
    Chestnuts Castanea species                                 
    Other genera of note at Penpol                                 
           Ground layer plants                                 
           Tree genera not principally recorded as specimens                 
Companion planting                                       

The Breeding bird and Invertebrate surveys                           
    Breeding bird survey                                   
    Invertebrate survey    (4) finish                               
Discussion       Part 5 Click here to download this section 10 pages 70kb                                    
Comments on methodology                                   
Comments on results                                       
Significant plants                                       
Potential for propagation                                   
Problems with progressively poor ripening of apples                       
Overview and conclusions                                   
References  Part 6 Click here to download this section 12 pages 57kb                                      
List of Appendices                                       
Glossary of latin plant names       

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