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Functions of Forests

Functions of Forests

Functions of Forests Forests are world’s air-conditioners and earth’s blankets. Without forests, this world would be an inhospitable place to live in. Forests are the most valuable natural renewable resources of the earth. Forests help life on earth by performing various functions. Some of these functions are: (A) Productive, (B) Protective, (C) Ameliorative, …

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Classification of Forests

Classification of Forests

Classification of Forests Forests can be classifed on the basis of: 1. Age, 2. Method of regeneration, 3. Composition, 4. Ownership, 5. Object of Management, 6. Growing Stock. 1. Classification of Forest On the Basis of Age: A) Even Aged Forest: Even-aged forests, also called regular forests are those consisting …

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Basics of Silviculture

Silviculture

Silviculture Introduction: Silviculture pertains to the raising, development, care, reproduction and overall management of forest crops. Definition: If has been defned variously as follows: By Toumey and Korstain: Silviculture is that branch of forestry which deals with the establishment, development, care and reproduction of stands of timber. By Champion and Seth: …

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Forestry Notes Pdf Download

Topic Covered In Forestry Notes Pdf Download Introduction to Forest in India. Forestry And Its Branches Functions & Types of Forest in India. Forest types of India Definations and Terms used in Forestry Silviculture Control of Crop Composition and Production of Species of More Economic Value Control of Stand Density, for …

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Defination and Terms used in Forestry

Definations and Terms used in Forestry

Definations and Terms used in Forestry 1. Forestry: Forestry has been defned as ‘the theory and practice of all that constitutes the creation, conservation and scientifc management of forests and the utilization of their resources. 2. Silviculture: The terms silviculture, commonly refers only to certain aspects of theory and practice of raising forests …

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Functions & Types of Forest in India

Functions & Types of Forest

Functions & Types of Forest in India Function of forests: 1. Productive: They provide timer, fuel, charcoal, beedi , leaves, was and resins, fruits, tanning, materials, manure leaves, grass, bamboo, gums, lac etc. 2. Protective: Forests protect water sheds, catchments of rivers and streams against erosion. 3. Aesthatic: Forests add good appearance, landscaping …

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