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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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Forest regeneration

Forest regeneration

Forest regeneration is the process by which new tree seedlings become established after forest trees have been harvested or have died from fire, insects, or disease. Regeneration is key to sustainable forestry and can be accomplished through two basic approaches: natural regeneration, which occurs when new seedlings or sprouts are produced by trees left on or …

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The salient features and goals of the National Forest Policy, 1988

Salient Features and Goals of National Forest Policy- • Maintenance of “environmental stability” through preservation and restoration of ecological balance • Conservation of Natural Heritage(existing) • Checking Soil Erosion and Denudation in catchment areas of rivers, lakes and reservoirs; • Checking extension of sand dunes in desert areas of Rajasthan …

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