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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Silviculturists are adapting the storage and classification protocols they developed for commercial conifers to these new plants.
The Society of American Foresters includes silviculturists, wildlife biologists, hydrologists, recreation specialists--that's the forestry community and will continue to be the strength of the Forest Service.
More knowledge of juvenile/mature wood properties will provide practical information for silviculturists and processors of red alder, leading to a more appropriate usage of this species.
I pondered those startling articles, wondering how on earth the United States Forest Service, with its tanned silviculturists, friendly fireside naturalists, and eager ecosystem managers, could suddenly be bathed in such dubious illumination.
In a series of recent trips to this magnificent massif, I have hiked, helicoptered, driven, and camped the mountain, searched out survivors, and visited with tree farmers, silviculturists, entrepreneurs, interpreters, and recreation specialists who are in daily contact with Mt.