shelterwood method

noun

Definition of shelterwood method

: a method of securing natural tree reproduction under the shelter of old trees which are removed by successive cuttings to admit to the seedlings a gradually increasing amount of light

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History and Etymology for shelterwood method

shelter entry 1 + wood

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“Shelterwood method.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shelterwood%20method. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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