1 Definition of a Silvicultural System 4 The Decision Process Appendix 1 Answer Key
2 Major Types of Systems 5 There's More to Learn Appendix 2 Advantages and Disadvantages
3 Variations of Major Types 6 Implementation Appendix 3 References

The Definition of a Silvicultural System

What You Will Learn

After completing this chapter you should be able to:

  • explain the meaning of a silvicultural system
  • appreciate the importance of accurate and consistent silvicultural system terminology
  • differentiate between even-aged and uneven-aged management
  • appreciate the role of the silvicultural system in forest management.

Terms to Remember

  • silviculture
  • silvicultural system
  • even-aged
  • uneven-aged
  • stand structural objectives
  • resource management objectives
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What You Will Learn

Terms to Remember

The Meaning of "Silviculture"

What is a Silvicultural System?

The Origins of Our Silvicultural Systems

What are Stand Structural Objectives?

Even-aged Versus Uneven-aged Stands

Remember the Intent of the Silvicultural System


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