|Module code||FOR 836|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
Understand the development of modern plantation forestry. Commercial plantation species. Forest pests and diseases. Forestry site classification. Basis of forestry rotation length (economics, biological, wood quality). Effect of silvicultural practices on wood quality (managing wood quality). Forestry management regimes for different species and end products. Pros and cons of plantation forestry on the environment. Fire management. Propagation techniques for forestry systems and bio-renewable resources, ecological basis of silviculture and fire management systems.
|Contact time||20 discussion classes per week, 1 web-based period per week|
|Language of tuition||English|
|Academic organisation||Plant Production and Soil Sc|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1|
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