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Compatability of Mechanization with Silviculture

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The trend toward more mechanization in the woods has recently taken a dramatic upward turn, and there is some concern that the new and bigger machines may compromise the practice of silviculture. In this paper it is argued that silviculture must be flexible. It can and should be modified to accommodate this new influence.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Associate Professor of Forest Economics at the University of Montana

Publication date: February 1, 1969

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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