3.02.00 - Stand establishment and treatment



CANCELLED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK: Silvicultural Technology Workshop

Skinnskatteberg, Sweden; 10-11 June 2020

The workshop is announced by NB NORD and IUFRO Research Group 3.02.00 and will cover two days, loaded with discussions about mechanized planting, sensor technologies, fertilization, drones and much more.


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Lorenzo Ciccarese, Italy


Vladan Ivetic, Serbia

Timo Saksa, Finland

About Unit

TOR Terms of Reference

Analysis, design and continuous improvement of the facilities and networks of technical and transaction processes required to establishing and tending forest stands. Clusters of primary processes are (1) nursery operations, (2) site preparation, (3) regeneration, and (4) stand tending and protection. Classes of transaction processes are (5) procurement, (6) order fullfillment, (7) data exchange, and (8) system monitoring and control.


  • organising or encouraging the holding of meetings or conferences to discuss research problems and results,
  • ensuring that the proceedings of these meetings are published and made available to interested people, and
  • issuing of newsletters to ensure those on the mailing lists of the groups are informed of activities of interest.

State of Knowledge

  • Anonymous. 1985. Nursery Management Practices for the Southern Pines International Symposium on Nursery Management Practices for the Southern Pines, Montgomery, Alabama, USA, August 4-9. Department of Research Information, 103 Comer Hall, Auburn University, Alabama 36849.
    (available online at www.forestry.auburn.edu/sfnmc/pubs/manuscri/symposium.html)
  • MCNABB, K. 2004. Nursery Operations. In Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences, J. BURLEY, J. EVANS, and J. YOUNGQUIST, Editors. Elsevier Academic Press: Amsterdam, etc. p. 649-657.