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Silviculture

Marcin Pisarek
Silviculture is the art and science of controlling the establishment, growth, composition, health and quality of forests and woodlands. Silviculture entails the manipulation of forest and woodland vegetation in stands and on landscapes to meet the diverse needs and values of landowners and society.

Common methods in silviculture include regeneration, intermediate stand treatments (release treatments, thinning, and pruning) and cuttings.

A silvicultural system is a long-term (one or more rotations) programme of treatments designed to achieve certain objectives with regard to stand structure and stand composition.

14 records found in EUROFOREST Portal

  1. Centro di Ricerca per la Selvicoltura
    • Centre for Silvicultural Research [Italy]
  2. ConForest
  3. COST Action E42. Growing valuable broadleaved tree species
  4. COST Action FP0701. Post-Fire Forest Management in Southern Europe
  5. COST Action FP0703. Expected Climate Change and Options for European Silviculture (ECHOES)
  6. COST Action FP1206. European mixed forests - Integrating Scientific Knowledge in Sustainable Forest Management (EuMIXFOR)
  7. COST Action FP1301. Innovative management and multifunctional utilization of traditional coppice forests - an answer to future ecological, economic and social challenges in the European forestry secto
  8. COST Action FP1403. Non-native Tree Species for European Forests
  9. Forestry Images
  10. Metsänviljely - Elintarviketurvallisuusvirasto Evira
    • Forest Reproductive Material - Finnish Food Safety Authority (Evira)
  11. National Register of Approved Basic Material for Great Britain
  12. SELVIRED: Selvicultura y Gestión sostenible de los Sistemas Forestales
    • Spanish network on Silviculture and Sustainable Management of Forest Systems (SELVIRED)
  13. Skogfrøverket
    • Forest Seed Centre [Norway]
  14. UPM - Forest Life