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Plantation forest management

Author(s) Krzic M., Du Toit, B., Walji, K., Dyanatakar, S., Sider, M., Crowley, C.
Year of publication 2020
Description of key technical terms and management operations within a typical plantation forest, in the Southern Cape forest region of South Africa. The description includes a detailed look at site type, soil and vegetation regimes, tree hybrids, forest health and pest management, fertilization, productivity, pruning and thinning.
Type of Case
Video or audio
Virtual Soil Science Learning Resources
Temperate, Tropical
Forest Type
Planted forest
Primary Designated Function
Protection of soil and water