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Variable Retention Manual


Scott, R and Baker, S, Variable Retention Manual, Sustainable Timber Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania (2018) [Report of Restricted Access]

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This manual describes variable retention (VR), an approach to harvesting that aims to retain forest structure at the stand level and provide increased forest influence over the regenerating stand. It also describes aggregated retention (ARN), the silvicultural system that Sustainable Timber Tasmania has developed for harvesting tall wet eucalypt forests using a variable retention approach . The advice provided here is based on several years of operational experience, research and monitoring Sincere thanks are extended to all those who have contributed to this document.

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Item Type:Report of Restricted Access
Keywords:variable retention, biodiversity
Research Division:Agricultural, Veterinary and Food Sciences
Research Group:Forestry sciences
Research Field:Forestry management and environment
Objective Division:Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Objective Group:Forestry
Objective Field:Harvesting and transport of forest products
UTAS Author:Scott, R (Dr Robyn Scott)
UTAS Author:Baker, S (Associate Professor Sue Baker)
ID Code:136916
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Plant Science
Deposited On:2020-01-22
Last Modified:2020-02-17

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