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

Overview of the Decision-making Process

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Because designing a silvicultural system is a creative process, the prescriber is constantly revisiting various aspects of the design process in feedback loops which help to tie all components together. However, we will try to present the considerations in a logical sequence.

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Science is the attempt to make the chaotic diversity of our sense-experience correspond to a logically uniform system of thought
Albert Einstein

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