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Developing publicly acceptable tree health policy: public perceptions of tree-breeding solutions to ash dieback among interested publics in the UK

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The UK needs to develop effective policy responses to the spread of tree pathogens and pests. This has been given the political urgency following the media and other commentary associated with the arrival of a disease that causes ‘dieback’ of European Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) - a tree species with deep cultural associations. In 2014 the UK government published a plant biosecurity strategy and linked to this invested in research to inform policy. This paper reports the findings of a survey of ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
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Name:
Scottish Government
Grant:
undertheTreeHealth
PlantBiosecurityInitiative
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Name:
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Grant:
BB/L012162/1
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Name:
Natural Environment Research Council
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Name:
Economic and Social Research Council
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Forest Policy and Economics More from this journal
Volume:
80
Pages:
167–177
Publication date:
2017-01-01
Acceptance date:
2017-03-02
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ISSN:
1389-9341
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pubs:683779
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uuid:fbebfd67-b70a-4cc4-8635-748bd8d98e97
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pubs:683779
Source identifiers:
683779
Deposit date:
2017-03-02

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