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forest thinning
Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
K Forest Science and Forest Products
Definition
The silvicultural practice of removing excess, diseased or poor quality trees and underbrush to improve the growth, health and value of the standing timber crop.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/41208.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/41208
Used For
thinning (in forests)
Broader Term
silvicultural practices
thinning (plants)
Related Term
slash
stand density
tree release
Spanish
raleo forestal
Term Number
41208