Forest Terminology Explained

Glossary

While undertaking research, you or your students may come across some terms that may need explaining, so we have made it easy for you.

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Integrated harvesting

Removal of more than one product from a forest at the same time, for example both large sawlogs and pulpwood. See harvesting.

Inventory

The process and product of a survey that assesses a resource. May also be termed forest inventory, stand inventory or plantation inventory.

Irrigation salinity

Accumulation of salts in the soil.