THE IMPACT OF ROAD TRAFFIC ON PLANTS. THE PROCEEDINGS OF A SYMPOSIUM ORGANISED BY THE BRITISH ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY AND THE TRANSPORT AND ROAD RESEARCH LABORATORY, HELD AT EASTHAMPSTEAD PARK, WOKINGHAM, BERKSHIRE, 11-13 SEPTEMBER 1978

The proceedings contain the following papers: The establishment of woody plants on motorways (Dunball, AP); The ecological aspects of establishment on roadside verges (Bradshaw, AD and Roberts, RD); Grass fertilization problems and experimentation on highway embankments in France (Henensal, P and Arnal, GG); Assessment of the value of vegetation lost or gained through road construction (Helliwell, DR); Roadside verges and their management (Way, JM); General environmental effects of motor vehicles (Colwill, DM); Deposition of exhaust lead and its impact on plants (Little, PE); The response of plants to air movement (Grace, J and Russell, G); The effects of ethylene on vegetation (Davison, AW and Wharmby, S); The effects of particulate pollution in combination with gaseous pollution on vegetation (McAinsh, CM and Williams, RJH); Winter maintenance: Practices and policies (Driver, FT); New experiences with de-icing salts in West Germany (Dimitri, L and Siebert, H); The implications of the use of de-icing salt for motorway plantings in the UK (Thompson, JR, Rutter, AJ, Ridout, PS and Glover, M); (continued on IRRD 248527). (TRRL)

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Includes comments by symposium participants and French and German summaries.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)

    Wokingham, Berkshire  United Kingdom 
  • Publication Date: 1979

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 127 p.
  • Serial:
    • Supplementary Report
    • Issue Number: 513
    • Publisher: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
    • ISSN: 0305-1315

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00322208
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-028 969
  • Files: HSL, ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: May 21 1985 12:00AM