sustained yield

noun

Definition of sustained yield

: production of a biological resource (such as timber or fish) under management procedures which ensure replacement of the part harvested by regrowth or reproduction before another harvest occurs

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sustained-yield adjective

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circa 1905, in the meaning defined above

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