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The practice of silviculture

Author: David M Smith
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats

This is the premier source of ecologically and econimically sound information on the long-term treatment of forests. It provides the information necessary to understand, analyze, and apply the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Smith
ISBN: 047110941X 9780471109419
OCLC Number: 175317519
Notes: Revised edition of: The practice of silviculture /David M. Smith. 8th ed. 1986.
Description: xvii, 537 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Partial table of contents: INTRODUCTION TO SILVICULTURE. Silviculture and Its Place in Forestry. Stand Dynamics. TENDING AND INTERMEDIATE CUTTING. The Response of Individual Trees to Thinning and Pruning. Management of Growth and Stand Yield by Thinning. Methods and Application of Thinning. Release Operations and Herbicides. REGENERATION. Ecology of Regeneration. Site Classification and Species Selection. Artificial Regeneration. STAND DEVELOPMENT AND STRUCTURE. The Silviculture of Pure Even-Aged Stands. Vegetatively Regenerated Stands. Double-Cohort Pure Stands Regenerated by Partial Cutting. Silviculture of Pure Uneven-Aged Stands. Stands of Mixed Species. SILVICULTURAL MANAGEMENT OBJECTIVES. Timber Management. Silvicultural Management of Watershed Ecosystems. Silvicultural Control of Damaging Agencies. Agroforestry. Appendices. Index.
Responsibility: David M. Smith [and others].


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