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Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences - Silviculture II

Natural Resources Management 3214 Silviculture II
The focus of the course includes: Part I - the production and quality assessment of containerized seedlings and Part 2 - the silviculture of boreal forests. Part 1 presents principles and techniques of environment controls in container tree nurseries, irrigation, fertilization, growing media, and containers. The theories and common techniques of seedling quality assessment will be reviewed. Part 2 presents the environmental characteristics and stand dynamics of the boreal forest, the theory and techniques of vegetation management, silvicultural systems for major cover types of boreal forests, and the potential for innovation in the practice of boreal silviculture.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Natural Resources Management 2330 and 3094 or permission of the instructor
Offering: 2-3; 0-0
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences