Forest conversion

Forest conversion

Thoughts on the ideal form of silviculture have changed fundamentally within a few decades. The conversion of forest stands aims at a quick shift in the composition of tree species and age distribution aiming to be closer to nature.

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Foreign tree species

Some euphorically endorse non-native tree species while others demonize them. Where in lies the truth? In Europe many foreign tree species have been established for a long time. Is that good or bad? Can all the tree species be lumped together?

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Underplanting of beech beneath spruce: Canopy management and harvesting regime

As a summary, the shade tolerance in seedlings is maintained by leaf orientation, morphological plasticity, low leaf construction costs, and expansion of the leaf area. As a prerequisite, species-adequate nutrient supply has to be assured.

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