Quality deer-more biomass--Managing an Even-Aged Forest September 9, 2012 New York

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Quality deer-more biomass--Managing an Even-Aged Forest September 9, 2012 New York, Corning Leader (blog) 
... In New York the majority of the forest are even-aged. An even-aged forest has less then four different age groups... the even-age approach starts with pre-commercial Timber Stand Improvement thinnings. As the stand becomes commercial, TSI-Thinnings or Thin-harvest occur. As the stand reaches financial maturity a commercial shelterwood, seed-tree or clear cut will be implemented ... the higher biomass production from genetically superior managed forest provides greater nutritional benefits for deer and other wildlife. 


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