American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The care and cultivation of forest trees; forestry.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See sylviculture.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. See sylviculture.
- n. the branch of forestry dealing with the development and care of forests
- From Latin silva (forest) + cultūra (cultivation). (Wiktionary)
- Latin silva, forest + culture. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The approach recommended was a blend of the new and the old: pest management using natural predators, intercropping agroforestry, silviculture and green manure.”
“Looking ahead three to five years it is possible to see a dramatic shift back towards a robust silviculture sector.”
“All the fancy iPhones in the world (a cool innovation) are meaningless when your home floats away down a river that experienced 200-year flood-events twice in the last year, like in parts of Wisconsin where we have a property where we practice silviculture, or sustainable forestry, in partnership with the Kickapoo Woods Cooperative.”
“Unlike silviculture groups and pulp-and-paper industries that plant only one kind of species in a large area, a practice known as monoculture, Maathai was specific about the need for correct trees being planted in the correct places.”
“Nature-based silviculture for sustaining a variety of boreal forest values.”
“Swedish forest policy also states that forests should be able to sustain hunting and the gathering of wild mushrooms and berries as well as active silviculture.”
“Finnish silviculture, managing for timber production and conservation.”
“I do research on forestry and silviculture in the Pacific North West.”
“The idea put forth here seems to be that clear cut and even-age silviculture is not sustainable.”
“I don't mean to brag but it's a known fact of silviculture that Pennsylvania trees Wisconsin trees.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘silviculture’.
I'm specifically looking for terms from "old arboriculture," but it's an open list.
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A list of words whose meanings I am learning, either because a) I don't know the meaning b) I know the meaning, but could stand to better appreciate certain inflections or secondary meanings or c) ...
Foresters and loggers have a language all their own.
Looking for tweets for silviculture.