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Title: Polycyclic selection system for the tropical rainforests of northern Australia

Author: Dale, Glen T.; Applegate, Grahame B.;

Date: 1992

Source: In: Conrad, Engene C.; Newell, Leonard A., tech. cords. Proceedings on the session on tropical forestry for people of the Pacific, XVII Pacific Science Congress; May 27-28. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-129. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station: 21-25

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: The polycyclic selection logging system developed and practiced for many years in the tropical rainforests of north Queensland has been successful in integrating timber production with the protection of conservation values. The system has been used by the Queensland Forest Service to manage north Queensland rainforests. The Queensland system has considerable potential as a model for developing appropriate management systems in other tropical countries in the Pacific region where maintenance of forest integrity is an important aspect in the integration of timber production with more traditional uses of the forest.

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Dale, Glen T.; Applegate, Grahame B. 1992. Polycyclic selection system for the tropical rainforests of northern Australia. In: Conrad, Engene C.; Newell, Leonard A., tech. cords. Proceedings on the session on tropical forestry for people of the Pacific, XVII Pacific Science Congress; May 27-28. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-129. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station: 21-25

 


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