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Silviculture Handbook, 2431.5

Index and Forward

I. Ecological Tools

II. - Silvicultural Methods

Natural Regeneration [PDF]

  • Coppice 21-3
  • Clearcut 21-5
  • Seed Tree 21-7
  • Shelterwood 21-11
  • Overstory Removal 21-9
  • Single-Tree (Gap) Selection 21-114
  • Patch Selection 21-20
  • Practices Not Part of Silvicultural Systems That May Result In Regeneration 21-24
  • Practices Not Part of Silvicultural Systems That May Result In Regeneration 21-24
  • Establishment and Evaluation of Adequate Natural Regeneration 21-25
  • References 21-30
  • Appendix A. 21-32

Artificial Regeneration [PDF]

  • Purpose 22-1
  • Definitions 22-1
  • Planning 22-1
  • Site Preparation 22-11
  • Direct Seeding 22-17
  • Planting 22-22
  • Plantation Management and Maintenance 22-24
  • Specialty Plantings 22-29
  • Appendix A - Individual Species Planting Considerations 22-34
  • Appendix B - Herbicides for Forest Management 22-51
  • Bibliography 22-52

Intermediate Treatments [PDF]

  • Introduction 23-1
  • Release 23-2
  • Thinning 23-4
  • Thinning Clumps of Trees 23-15
  • Improvement Cutting 23-20
  • Salvage and Sanitation Cuttings 23-21
  • Pruning 23-22
  • References 23-24

Marking Guidelines [PDF]

III. Cover Types - Silvics and Silviculture

IV. Forest Management Objectives

V. Appendices