Common Sense Forestry

Common Sense Forestry

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Common Sense Forestry relates thirty years' experience of an environmentally conscious woodland owner. Much of the book is devoted to starting a forest and how to maintain it. It answers such questions as: What seedlings to buy? Should your forest be monoculture or a mixed forest? What is the payback for planting and maintaining a forest? Is seeding a good way to start a forest? What kind of seeds work best? Does it pay to hire a consultant? What should he/she do for you? Does it pay to do much maintenance in your forest? How should I prune? Is timberland improvement worthwhile? How, when and whether to thin? How to herbicide and when? Can the damage done to nature by chemicals be justified by the benefits to your seedlings? What are the economics of woodland ownership? Although intended for private woodland owners, the book is used as a classroom text in universities. The book is more practical than technical, yet still imparts knowledge of basic forestry, explaining terms such as succession and shade tolerance and how to apply these concepts in practice. Even sophisticated concepts are covered in plain, non-technical terms.I like Echo power pole pruners. They have a long reach (depending on ... There are two types of blades: reciprocal action and chain saw. I prefer the reciprocal- action ... You may also want to have a manual pole pruner. My Gilmour pruner hasanbsp;...


Title:Common Sense Forestry
Author: Hans W. Morsbach
Publisher:Chelsea Green Publishing - 2002
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