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Natural Management of Woods: Continuous Cover Forestry

Series: Research Studies Press Forestry Series Volume: 2

By: JE Garfitt

150 pages, 2 col photos, illus

Research Studies Press

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #41465 | ISBN: 0863801714
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About this book

Drawing on 45 years of varied forestry experience, the author presents well-tried and tested methods and provides practical guidance for the conversion of woodlands to a more natural state in which there is permanent cover and where woods are never clear-felled.


Woods and forests for all; natural regeneration; assisted natural regeneration; natural regeneration systems in even-aged woods; natural regeneration systems in irregular woods - coppice-with-standards; natural regeneration systems in irregular woods - the selection system; natural regeneration systems in irregular woods - the group selection system; conversion to group selection of even-aged woods; conversion to group selection of unmanaged woodland and scrub; control of the felling in irregular woods; avoiding clear-felling in ornamental plantings; re-stocking by natural means; planting - some basic considerations; planting - systems; planting - techniques; weeding; cleaning, brashing and de-wolfing; pruning; thinning - basic considerations; thinning - techniques; felling; extraction; big trees and compound interest.

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