shelterwood

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20:55 Nov 23, 2009
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Science - Forestry / Wood / Timber
Additional field(s): Environment & Ecology
English term or phrase: shelterwood
Definition from Temperate Forest Foundation:
The silvicultural method that gradually removes the trees from a given stand by a series of partial cuttings over a relatively short period of time. Eventually all overstory trees are removed, resulting in an even-aged stand.

Example sentence(s):
  • The shelterwood system involves several steps: control of competing understory vegetation, the shelterwood selection and final harvest cut. Warnell School of Forest Resources
  • The increased interest in shelterwoods for regeneration of spruce has led to an interest in how harvester productivity in shelterwood cuttings compares to productivity in clear felling. Journal of Forest Engineering
  • Forests can be regenerated by removing all but the best 40 to 60 trees and cutting the smaller, more poorly formed trees in what is called a shelterwood cut. When scattered large trees are left in a shelterwood cut, some tree species which are intermediate shade-tolerant trees such as northern red oak are favored. Virginia Department of Forestry
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4skjermtre
Vedis Bjørndal


  

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skjermtre


Definition from www.skoglandskap.no:
han påpeker
at skogene kan forynges ved stripehogster eller skjermtrestillinger.
Han skriver: ..”En heldig utført skjermtrestilling
kan gi tettere og bedre foryngelse enn noen annen foryngelsesmetode,
men den er vanskelig å utføre og krever en
meget intensiv skogskjøtsel..”.
Kystgranskogen har det siste tiåret fått en betydelig

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  • For heile landet kjem 88 prosent av tømmeret frå sluttavverking, 9 prosent frå tynning og 3 prosent frå hogst av vindfall, frøtre og skjermtre - SSB.no  
Vedis Bjørndal
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