Silviculture is the art and science of controlling the establishment, growth, composition, health and quality of forests and woodlands. It is distinct from Arboriculture which is practiced in urban forestry and involves the cultivation of individual trees.
Project to introduce into the American chestnut the genetic material responsible for blight resistance while still preserving the genetic heritage of the American species.
Information on forest management and the shelterwood, seed-tree and clear-cutting systems of regeneration.
University of Missouri Extension gives guidance on selecting species to suit the soil and climate.
A comprehensive series of informational sheets provided by North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension on the subject of Christmas tree production and marketing.
Provides guidance for the occasional chain-saw operator on safe practices to use for these operations.
Downloadable guide with information about current bareroot-nursery practices and research in the northwestern United States and Canada.
Nursery news and literature service supplying free information to foresters in the United States, Canada and elsewhere.
Mississippi State University Extension provides details of the range of products obtained from trees.
Provides definitions and explanations of terms used in forestry.
Experienced planter in Canada provides information about how to go about planting trees efficiently and quickly.
Guidance on storing seedlings, planting by hand and by machine, and care of plantations.
South Carolina Forestry Commission aims to provide high quality, improved seedlings for landowners in the state.
Describes research at the University of Georgia where it has been found that productivity can be greatly increased by adopting intensive pine plantation establishment and management practices.
This directory of plant material suppliers is searchable by state, product or a keyword.
Outlines modifications to a planting plan that can benefit wildlife, improve soil and water protection, and enhance recreation and aesthetics.
Information on when to prune, the procedures to follow and care after pruning.
Information on this process, typically requiring one or more prunings to develop a strong tree structure.
RNGR aims to supply people who grow tree seedlings with the latest technical information and provides links to other organizations with similar aims.
Provides advice on seedling care, how and when to plant, and the number of seedlings required per acre.
Peter Crow provides a guide to expected rooting depth ranges of trees for a selection of species on soils with different characteristics.
Provides guidance on improving productivity by prescribed burning, culling, thinning and release.
Gives guidance on care and handling of seedlings and planting methods, including using a planting hoe, planting machine and dibble.
Guide from the Mississippi State University Extension.
Downloadable guide to seed biology, the collection, storage and germination of tropical tree seeds.
Provides a comprehensive guide to the propagation of trees from seed.
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