Restoring forests: advances in techniques and theory

  title={Restoring forests: advances in techniques and theory},
  author={Juan A. Oliet and Douglass F Jacobs},
  journal={New Forests},
Much of the past science of forest regeneration emphasized reforestation following timber harvest for industrial purposes. These research initiatives fostered groundbreaking advances in our field. The establishment of a target seedling concept was developed in North America during the 1980’s and 1990’s (Rose et al. 1990; Colombo and Noland 1997). Genetic improvements in wood quality and productivity of plantations have led to substantial gains in profitability (Ahtikoski et al. 2012). A vast… CONTINUE READING
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