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Challenges for uneven-aged silviculture in restoration of post-disturbance forests in Central Europe : a synthesis
Diaci, Jurij (Author), Roženbergar, Dušan (Author), Fidej, Gal (Author), Nagel, Thomas Andrew (Author)

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Abstract
Forest managers are often required to restore forest stands following natural disturbances, a situation that may become more common and more challenging under global change. In parts of Central Europe, particularly in mountain regions dominated by mixed temperate forests, the use of relatively low intensity, uneven-aged silviculture is a common management approach. Because this type of management is based on mimicking less intense disturbances, the restoration of more severe disturbance patches within forested landscapes has received little attention. The goal of this paper is to synthesize research on the restoration of forests damaged by disturbances in temperate forests of Slovenia and neighbouring regions of Central Europe, where uneven-aged silviculture is practiced. Research indicates that active management aimed at favouring mixed uneven-aged forest reduces the risk of disturbance and improves the resilience of stands. Salvage logging may have positive or negative effects on regeneration, much of which is due to the method applied and the quality of work. The most prominent factors that negatively affect restoration are: lack of advanced regeneration and decomposed woody debris, high altitude, steep slopes, dense ground vegetation, and overbrowsing. Planting or sowing should be applied in post-disturbance forests where many negative factors interact and where a high demand for sustainability of forest ecosystem services is present.

Language:English
Keywords:natural disturbance, advanced regeneration, planting, natural regeneration, uneven-aged silviculture
Work type:Article (dk_c)
Tipology:1.02 - Review Article
Organization:BF - Biotechnical Faculty
Year:2017
Number of pages:20 str.
Numbering:Vol. 8, iss. 10, art. 378
UDC:630*2
ISSN on article:1999-4907
DOI:10.3390/f8100378 This link opens in a new window
COBISS.SI-ID:4887718 This link opens in a new window
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Record is a part of a journal

Title:Forests
Shortened title:Forests
Publisher:MDPI
ISSN:1999-4907
COBISS.SI-ID:3872166 This link opens in a new window

Document is financed by a project

Funder:ARRS - Agencija za raziskovalno dejavnost Republike Slovenije (ARRS)
Project no.:P4-0059
Name:Gozd, gozdarstvo in obnovljivi gozdni viri

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Licensing start date:04.10.2017

Secondary language

Language:Slovenian
Keywords:gozdarstvo, ujme, gojenje gozdov, naravne motnje

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