The Effects of Thinning on Forest Growth and Model Study
- Received Date: 2002-09-25
Abstract: The effects of thinning on forest growth embodied some aspects which mostly include the effects on stand productivity, stand factors, stand biomass, vegetation and shrubs under-forest, soil and so on. Studies of those aspects all over the world were summarized and the model studies actuality of effects on forest growth by thinning were introduced briefly. The problems existed and developing trends for the future in studies of the effects on forest growth were presented.