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Conventional forestry with irregular felling patterns
|Selection systems||Selection systems are different to other silvicultural systems because they do not restrict felling and regeneration to a specific area. Felling is carried out throughout the whole woodland area based on tree form, age and size. This method leads to a woodland with an uneven age structure which can closely resemble natural woodland. This method regulates yield throughout the woodland, while maintaining a continuous canopy cover and reducing environmental impact on specific locations. While a standard selection system removes single trees, a group selection system will remove trees from small areas, this is commonly used to favour light-demanding species which would otherwise struggle to regenerate|
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