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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Chapters 1 and 2 provide background information on the history and drivers of multi-aged silviculture.
Obviously, for a more profitable trade-off between the economic and stability constraints of early Norway spruce silviculture, would be better:
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.
Schenck Professor of Forestry at North Carolina State University and co-director of the Forest Nutrition Cooperative, predicted that although production timberland acreage may decline as it is put to other uses in the southeast United States, more effective silviculture can produce "bumper crops" of timber.
Wojtkowski's career in the field of silviculture spans some 30 years and a variety of settings in government, teaching, and industry.
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.
In a textbook for forestry and wildlife habitat management courses, McComb integrates silviculture and forest-planning principles with principles of habitat ecology and conservation biology.
The silviculture of trees used in British forestry, 2d ed.
The silviculture industry has placed a great emphasis on bush safety for summer students in recent years.
Workshops are held by several organizations around the country, and in the Canadian province of Ontario, Sir Sandford Fleming College offers a month-long field-based curriculum that includes silviculture, safety, and "equine technology.
The increased harvest and enhanced silviculture activities are intended to rebalance the age class distribution of the Idaho timberland asset, while improving species diversity and substantially adding to the asset's long-term sustainable productivity.