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20:55 Nov 23, 2009
English to Latvian translations [PRO]
Science - Forestry / Wood / Timber
Additional field(s): Environment & Ecology
English term or phrase: shelterwood
Definition from Temperate Forest Foundation:
The silvicultural method that gradually removes the trees from a given stand by a series of partial cuttings over a relatively short period of time. Eventually all overstory trees are removed, resulting in an even-aged stand.

Example sentence(s):
  • The shelterwood system involves several steps: control of competing understory vegetation, the shelterwood selection and final harvest cut. Warnell School of Forest Resources
  • The increased interest in shelterwoods for regeneration of spruce has led to an interest in how harvester productivity in shelterwood cuttings compares to productivity in clear felling. Journal of Forest Engineering
  • Forests can be regenerated by removing all but the best 40 to 60 trees and cutting the smaller, more poorly formed trees in what is called a shelterwood cut. When scattered large trees are left in a shelterwood cut, some tree species which are intermediate shade-tolerant trees such as northern red oak are favored. Virginia Department of Forestry
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4 +1kopšanas cirte
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
kopšanas cirte

Definition from CSB:
Cirtes veids mežaudzes sastāva, paliekošās mežaudzes koku augšanas apstākļu un mežaudzes veselības stāvokļa uzlabošanai.

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  • Krājas kopšanas cirte veicama audzēs, kuru vidējais koku augstums nav mazāks par deviņiem metriem, izcērtot audzē kokus ar nevēlamu ietekmi uz galveno koku sugu augšanu un to audzes daļu, kura koku atmiršanas procesā aizies bojā, kā arī vienlaikus uzlabojot paliekošās audzes kvalitāti. Krājas kopšanas cirte pārtraucama 10 gadu pirms ciršanas vecuma iestāšanās. -  
Aivars Zarins
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Native speaker of: Latvian
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