Canadian Forest Service Publications

National research forests: advancing sustainable forest management through generations of innovative research. / Forêts expérimentales nationales : faire progresser la gestion durable des forêts par des recherches échelonnées sur plusieurs générations. 2009. Davies, G.; Toole, D.; Arbour, P. NRCan Making a Difference / RNCan Une contribution significative 007

Year: 2009

Issued by: Atlantic Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 35729

Language: English / French

Availability: PDF (download)

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Abstract

  1. Extensive research on silviculture and silvics that provided the basis of today’s modern forestry concepts.
  2. Basis of genetics and forest tree improvement through extensive provenance trials and breeding experiments.
  3. Tested and developed the National Fire Weather Index and much of the fire control equipment used today.
  4. Extensive research on spruce budworm population ecology to help create control mechanisms.