914150 Forest growth and yield

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


The course on Forest Growth and Yield deals with the description of the growth of trees and forest stands (growth-laws). In detail it deals with: Methods in Forest Growth and Yield research Relationships between tree crown and growth Competition, stand density, thinning and growth Stand growth models, how they are built and how they should be applied Growth and yield in mixed species stands and in uneven-aged stands

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The student will learn to understand the applicability and the limitations of different methods of growth and yield research and how to use recent knowledge in forest growth and yield relationships to plan forest stand treatments.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.