FOR 350 - Silviculture

Dr. John M. Lhotka

University of Kentucky - Department of Forestry

Silviculture is the art and science of controlling the establishment, composition, structure, and growth of a forest stand to meet the landowners’ objectives on a sustainable basis.

Course Syllabus

Lecture Materials

Exam 1
Exam 2
Exam 3
Exam 4
Additional Lectures

Lab Materials

  • Lab: Using the Gingrich Upland Oak Stocking Chart
  • Lab: Uneven-aged Regulation
  • Lab Reading Assignment: Oak Regeneration and Recruitment
  • Lab: Oak Regeneration Evaluation
  • Lab: Timeline of a Southern Pine Plantation

  • Definitions and Terminology

    Supplemental Readings

    Figures from Silviculture Texts (link)

    Bibliography for selected figures and tables

    Forest Measurements

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