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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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Furthermore, foresters may pursue silvicultural objectives, such as the retention of large trees, that do not contribute to profitability.
Development of silvicultural system began through cooperation between PT SBK and the Gajah Mada University and the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) .
The average tree heights in young stands of managed Finnish forests indicate that both Scots pine and Norway spruce are dominant, in keeping with silvicultural goals.
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.
The company has invested heavily in R&D, and in particular in the development of understanding of the silvicultural and agronomical benefits of the products to plants.
Already trials by the Commission's Welsh Silvicultural Operations unit (WSO), based at Welshpool, have shown that nematodes can reduce the damage to conifer plantations by up to 40%.
It was determined that the growth rates of the hybrid pines increased significantly after thinning, making the technique a viable silvicultural treatment in the management of hybrid stands for the production of sawlog sized trees in a relatively short rotation.
Then and only then were we in a position to ask the Forest Service to write a silvicultural prescription that would please all the interested parties.
Coverage includes an introductory overview, agrobionomic principles, economic measures and spatial patterns, temporal dynamics, use concepts, niche transitions and ecological services, risk containment, monoculture, bicultures, three-plus polycultures, taungyas, natural forest management, agroforests, nature-silvicultural interface, community forestry, and silvicultural landscapes.
The application of knowledge obtained by the implementation in silvicultural practice for sustainable forest management in Indonesia is also discussed in this chapter.