forest stand

forest stand

[′fär·əst ‚stand]
(forestry)
The basic unit of forest mapping; a group of trees that are more or less homogeneous with regard to species composition, density, size, and sometimes habitat.
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The topics include silviculture systems, ecological principles basic to silviculture, measures of stand density and structure, managing even-aged stands, forest stand nutrition and fertilization, fire and silviculture, and case histories.
Multiaged Silviculture: Managing for Complex Forest Stand Structures
open area, forest stand under management, mature forest, and plantation) in each of the 16 plots.
In all models, hydrologic group was designated as a fixed factor and forest stand as a random factor.
2]) were established in each forest stand in December 2009, and the height and breast height diameter of every tree were measured in the sampling plots.
So it's really the density of very large old trees that are draped in moss that is important at a forest stand level.
As the land cover map did not include forest age, we also used a forestry map with data on forest stand age and tree species composition provided by the Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute (Gjertsen 2007).
Before R-MAP, Cormier used black and white aerial photography at medium scale (up to 10,000 feet above ground) for a photo interpreter to delineate species in a forest stand.
Forest stand on the brink of relegation to the wilderness of League One this weekend, 25 years after their second European Cup win.
In the absence of regulatory uncertainty, [delta](t) =0, equation (7) simply reduces to the well-known result that a forest stand should be harvested when its rate of growth equals the discount rate if stumpage price is assumed to be constant and opportunity cost of the land is ignored (single rotation).

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