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Potential of Semi Natural Management of Deciduous Forests in Thailand  

Potential of Semi-Natural Management of Deciduous Forests in Thailand

The aim of this research was to assess the structure and composition and the growth and yield of the forests under consideration. Subsequently, their silvicultural potentials were estimated and future prospects and potential for semi-natural silvicultural management investigated. The main focus of the research was: ? To identify and classify prevailing forest types through the analysis of aerial photographs. ? To establish temporary research plots to assess species distribution, composition and community structure. ? Establishment of long-term observation plots to assess growth and yield. ? Assessment of the silvicultural potential of selected forest types.

Uploaded on: Feb 2006
File size: 1.4 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Forest Management System , Forestry
Category: Environment