silviculture


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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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Keywords: biocenosis, ecology, forest, moose, phytocenoses, population density, productivity, succession, silviculture, trophic activity
Experimental forestry stations, such as Bent Creek in the Southern Appalachian area of North Carolina carry out valuable research into, among other aspects of silviculture, methods of selective regeneration and harvesting.
Wojtkowski's career in the field of silviculture spans some 30 years and a variety of settings in government, teaching, and industry.
The first several chapters offer a refreshing revision of the historical bases of forestry, a clear description of forest ecosystem dynamics and new perspectives on the tenets of silviculture, which reduce several common forestry practices and terms to "myths and misconceptions.
We expanded our nursery and sought new genetic material with new reproduction technologies," said Gilmar Pires de Moraes, Lwarcel's silviculture supervise.
The conceptual features of Bill's approach to forestry in the tropical rainforest were the traditional principles of multi-purpose social forestry and the combination of basic natural science and practical silviculture, utilization, management and conservation which is crucial for achieving sustainability.
Allen added, "South American countries, such as Chile, are ahead in silviculture practice," meaning tree and stand care from planting to maturity.
The silviculture of trees used in British forestry, 2d ed.
He formerly headed silviculture and timber management at the Bureau of Forestry's headquarters in Harrisburg.
Pulkki says there needs to be a recruiting emphasis on the environmental science aspects of emerging green energy and value-added opportunities in biofuels, non-timber forest products as well as the recreational aspects in silviculture, wildlife management and conservation.
These include basic silviculture and forest protection, sample management plans and logging contracts, the selection of consulting foresters and loggers, notes on the economics and legal aspects of land management, a directory of public and private organizations providing assistance for landowners, and a brief bibliography.
The differences between these expression profiles could be identified as potential biomarkers for high-quality fibers for paper production, which can be effective for silviculture and breeding.