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silviculture:

see forestryforestry,
the management of forest lands for wood, water, wildlife, forage, and recreation. Because the major economic importance of the forest lies in wood and wood products, forestry has been chiefly concerned with timber management, especially reforestation, maintenance of
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silviculture

[′sil·və‚kəl·chər]
(forestry)
The theory and practice of controlling the establishment, composition, and growth of stands of trees for any of the goods and benefits that they may be called upon to produce.

silviculture

the branch of forestry that is concerned with the cultivation of trees
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Chapter 10 presents an overview of silvicultural transformation, i.
54) Finding that logging activity was industrial, the Ninth Circuit held that the 1987 amendments did not exempt silvicultural activity from the permitting process, and that the EPA did not have the authority to create such an exemption.
When considering the way of performing these silvicultural interventions, one should start by considering the three different situations in which sessile oak can be found in Romania: (a) Pure sessile oak stands, (b) Mixed sessile oak-various broadleaves stands, and (c) Mixed sessile oak-European beech stands.
Several conferences held in the region in the past decade, in New Brunswick, Canada (in 1998), and Maine (in 1999), have focused on thinning methods and outcomes, illustrating the importance of and interest in this important intermediate silvicultural practice.
Development of silvicultural system began through cooperation between PT SBK and the Gajah Mada University and the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) .
Mark Ford and Thomas Schuler, will implement silvicultural and prescribed burning treatments near a hibernaculum on the Fernow Experimental Forest in West Virginia to create oak savanna conditions with abundant snags favorable to the local retention of resident male Indiana bats, and to encourage potential female maternity roosting.
Contract notice: silvicultural and infrastructure work in the departmental forests of the rhne.
Where LEV is land expectation value, P is stumpage price, Q (t, E) is timber volume at rotation age t and under the E amount of silvicultural activity, w is unit silvicultural cost, and r is interest rate.
Discussion begins with tree growth and woody tissue production, and the topics that follow include softwood and hardwood structures, strength and mechanics, silvicultural practices and wood quality, pulp and paper, energy and chemical products, and global raw materials.