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Silviculture is integral for the perpetuity and sustainability of forest stands and their yields. It encompasses several methods and techniques that make the bridge between individual trees and the stand. This book focuses on sustainable forest management with chapters on such topics as afforestation, thinning, pest control, and mitigation of climate change, among others.

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SilvicultureEdited by Ana Cristina Gonçalves

Published: March 10th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87532

ISBN: 978-1-83968-449-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-448-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-450-0

Copyright year: 2021

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1. Silvicultural Practices in Venezuelan Natural Forests: An Historical Perspective and Prospects of Sustainable Forest Management

By Emilio Vilanova


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2. Mixed Forest Plantations with Native Species for Ecological Restoration in Cloud Forests of the Venezuelan Andes

By Ana Quevedo-Rojas and Mauricio Jerez-Rico


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3. Thinning: An Overview

By Ana Cristina Gonçalves


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4. Differentiation of the Forest Structure as the Mitigation Action of Adverse Effects of Climate Change

By Janusz Szmyt


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5. Basic Theory and Methods of Afforestation

By Jie Duan and Dilnur Abduwali


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6. Afforestation in Karst Area

By Ninghua Zhu, Hai Shang, Liling Liu, Xiaowei Yang, Fei Liu and Shuangshuang Chen


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7. Legal and Administrative Aspects of Forest Pest and Disease Control in Japan

By Koji Matsushita


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