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World Forestry: Forestry in the Federal Republic of Germany

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Abstract:

With a long history of forest management that includes many contributions to the science of silviculture, the Federal Republic of Germany is intensively and realistically practicing multiple use. The small kind base and heavy population admit no other choice. Recreation is a leading use, but protection of water supplies, preservation of natural areas, and amelioration of climate are also important. Diversity in stands, age classes, and treatment is the key to achieving these purposes while also providing timber for industry.

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Professor for Policy and History at the School of Forestry, University of Munich

Publication date: 1981-07-01

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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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