Scientific Summaries


Scientific Summary No. 20

Find out about natural disturbances and uneven-aged silviculture

"Natural disturbance-based management: Managing for complexity" was the central theme of the recent conference of the IUFRO 1.05 Uneven-aged Silviculture Research Group, held in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec (Canada) from May 14-18, 2006. The conference was intended to highlight both recent research and conceptual approaches that draw on knowledge of natural forest and stand dynamics involved in small-scale disturbances and silvicultural approaches that find some inspiration in these dynamics.

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