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EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > FOREST SCIENCE > FOREST MANAGEMENT

Definition:
The application of business methods and technical principles to the
operation of a forest property for purposes of a predetermined objective
(e.g. maximize revenue, conservation of biotic diversity, etc...). 


Reference:
Franzese, M.L., T.J. Thompson, and J. McNutt. 1978. Glossary of forestry
related terms. Potlatch Corporation Internal Report. Lewiston,
ID:Potlatch Corporation. 59p.