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

Variations of Major Silvicultural Systems

What You Will Learn

After completing this chapter you should:

  • be aware of the most common variations of major silvicultural systems
  • understand the ways that the major silvicultural systems can be modified to meet site-specific requirements
  • understand the difference between a group shelterwood and a group selection
  • be aware of the complexity involved in single tree selection systems.

Terms to Remember

  • strip clearcut
  • block clearcut
  • uniform seed tree system
  • grouped seed tree system
  • uniform shelterwood
  • strip shelterwood
  • group shelterwood
  • irregular shelterwood
  • natural shelterwood
  • nurse-tree shelterwood
  • single tree selection
  • group selection
  • strip selection
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What You Will Learn

Terms to Remember

Clearcut System Variations

Strip Clearcut System

Block Clearcut System

Seed Tree System Variations

Uniform Seed Tree System

Grouped Seed Tree System

Shelterwood Systems Variations

Uniform Shelterwood System

Strip Shelterwood System

Group Shelterwood System

Irregular Shelterwood System

Natural Shelterwood System

Nurse-tree Shelterwood System

Selection Systems Variations

Single Tree Selection System

Group Selection Systems

Strip Selection System

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