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Skyline


A type of extraction by cable crane using a fixed overhead line wire.
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Seed orchard


Orchard where trees are grown for seed production rather than timber.
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Mechanical thinning


See systematic thinning.
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Motor-manual harvesting


The felling of trees using chainsaws and subsequent extraction by machine.
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Cambium


Layer of living cells just under bark and at growing tips of shoots and roots, from which new growth develops.
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Multi-purpose forestry


Forest management that delivers multiple benefits eg. social, economic, environmental.
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Mounding


Type of pre-planting cultivation whereby a weed free raised planting position is created. Often used on wet sites. See Dolloping.
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Monoculture


Growing one species as a crop.
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Mixture


Two or more species grown together.
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Miscanthus


Woody, perennial, rhizomatous grasses originating from Asia.
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