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clearcutting
Subject Category
K Forest Science and Forest Products
Definition
The cutting method that describes the silvicultural system in which the old crop is cleared over a considerable area at one time. Regeneration then occurs from (a) natural seeding from adjacent stands, (b) seed contained in the slash or logging debris, (c) advance growth, or (d) planting or direct seeding. An even-aged forest usually results.
Definition Source
Burns, Russell M. and Barbara H. Honkala, tech. coords. Silvics of North America, vol 2. Hardwoods; Glossary. Agriculture handbook no. 654. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, 1990
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/26783.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/26783
Used For
clear-cutting
clear cutting
clearcutting system
Broader Term
high forest systems
Narrower Term
patch cutting
strip cutting
Related Term
even-aged management
even-aged stands
slash
Spanish
corta a hecho
Term Number
26783