alternative silvicultural systems

Silvicultural systems other than clearfelling (the shelterwood, selection and coppice-with-standards systems). The systems are sometimes referred to as low-impact silvicultural systems, irregular forestry or close-to-nature forestry.

This definition is abridged from A – Z of tree terms: A companion to British arboriculture.
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