11. Silvicultural Practices and Wood Quality

  1. Rubin Shmulsky and
  2. P. David Jones

Published Online: 13 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470960035.ch11

Forest Products and Wood Science An Introduction, Sixth Edition

Forest Products and Wood Science An Introduction, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Shmulsky, R. and Jones, P. D. (2011) Silvicultural Practices and Wood Quality, in Forest Products and Wood Science An Introduction, Sixth Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470960035.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813820743

Online ISBN: 9780470960035

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Keywords:

  • silvicultural practices and wood quality;
  • practice of caring for and cultivating forest trees - silviculture;
  • adding nutrients and water - new forest stands, through genetic selection of seed;
  • wood quality measures - characteristics of wood influencing properties;
  • growth rate uniformity - wood structure and density variation effects, and growth rings;
  • wood weight portion, of cellulose, lignin, hemicellulose - affecting pulp yields;
  • effects of fertilization - on wood quality;
  • fertilization impact - on wood quality in hardwoods;
  • pulp yields from wood - produced under accelerated growth conditions;
  • genetic improvement and wood quality

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Measures of Wood Quality

  • Growth Manipulation and Wood Quality

  • Genetic Improvement and Wood Quality

  • Intensive Culture

  • References and Supplemental Reading