FO 611: Silviculture

Prerequisite: None

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Explain different concepts and key terminologies used in silviculture
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge on tree seeds, forest nurseries, and natural and plantation forest management.
  3. Carry out research in silviculture.

Forest tree seed; plant production, storage and transport; land preparation, spacing, planting, fertilization, weeding, plant protection, pruning, thinning, yield and wood quality, silvicultural systems; agroforestry and multiple use forestry; establishment and management of nursery and field experiments in silviculture.