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High forest management

  • G. F. Peterken

Abstract

‘High forest’ is not synonymous with ‘plantation’, although many observers of modern British forestry probably think that it is. Planting, like sowing and natural regeneration, is a method of establishing a stand. ‘High forest’ describes stands grown mainly from seedlings rather than coppice shoots. In Britain, high forest and plantations are strongly correlated, for most high-forest stands are plantations, whereas an unknown but high proportion of coppices are of natural origin.

Keywords

High Forest Forestry Commission Wood Pasture Selection Forest Final Crop 
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© G. F. Peterken 1981

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