FOR 424 Silviculture Principles and Practices

For 424 Silviculture Principles and Practices (4 cr)

Gen Ed: Senior Experience

Theory underlying silvicultural practices to control forest composition and growth, including forest stand dynamics, tree growth and quality, and growth-density relationships. Study of intermediate stand treatments and reproduction methods. Final project required involving field data collection and forest modeling to develop and mark silvicultural prescriptions. 3-hrs of lecture and 2-hrs of lab per week.

Prereq: Senior standing and For 274, For 320 or other plant identification course, For 330, or instructor permission