Course Description

Practices Of Silviculture

Application is made of Silvicultural techniques for tending the forest stand in order to meet the objectives of the forest owner utilizing the principles of forest ecology. Emphasis is on understanding the forest ecosystem and the impact of cultural practices such as thinning, harvest cutting, timber stand improvement and stand regeneration. Prerequisite: NATR 110 and NATR 115 Co-requisite: NATR 213 3 credits (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours), spring semester

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