Fundamental options in silvicultural management and their importance.

  • M. Van Miegroet State University Ghent, Belgium.
Keywords: Silviculture, conservation, restoration, maintenance.

Abstract

The general aims of silviculture are forest conservation and forest restoration, but especially the promotion and maintenance of a state of good health and well-balanced structural equilibrium in the forest. The practice of silviculture is a logical consequence of forest utility. It must create appropriate conditions for forest utilisation and production lasting benefits at a high level for the greatest number. Departing from a pluralistic view on the relationship between Man and Forest it promotes future developments...
Published
1975-11-01
How to Cite
Van Miegroet, M. (1975). Fundamental options in silvicultural management and their importance. Irish Forestry. Retrieved from https://journal.societyofirishforesters.ie/index.php/forestry/article/view/9314
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