913319 Silvicultural strategies for secondary conifer forests

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Lexer, Manfred Josef , Hochbichler, Eduard
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


origin of secondary coniferous forests (Norway spruce, Scots pine, Corsican pine), site characteristics, prospects, problems and risks (e.g., storm damage, snow breakage, pests and deseases, climate change), silvicultural strategies for a sustain able management of secondary coniferous forests (incl. conversion and transformation), prioritization for conversion programs, field trips and case studies.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students shall be aquainted with (a) problems of secondary coniferous forests, (b) future perspectives, and (c) silvicultural strategies to manage such forests according to principles of sustainable forest management.
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