Current state of oak stands in eastern Polissya zone
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Keywords

Eastern Polissya zone, oak stands, forest type, forest functional category, forest mensuration indicators, stand productive capacity.

How to Cite

Tkach, V. P., RumіantsevM. Н., Kobets, O. V., & Luk’yanets, V. A. (2019). Current state of oak stands in eastern Polissya zone. Forestry and Forest Melioration, (135), 50-57. https://doi.org/10.33220/1026-3365.135.2019.50

Abstract

Based on the forest management materials the forest areas in the Eastern Polissya zone, namely distribution of oak stands by their origin, age groups, types and functional categories of forests were analyzed. The main forest mensuration indicators of the oak stands in the region were investigated in terms of their origin. The article presents results of the analysis of special aspects in distributing areas and stock volumes of oak stands in different forest categories. It was revealed that the age structure of the oak stands is unbalanced. At that, the middle-aged stands significantly predominate irrespective of their origin, as well as the approaching maturity oak stands of natural origin and seeded young stands do. Specific forest management measures are proposed to optimize the age structure of the Eastern Polissya oak forests and ensure their restoration by natural seed regeneration.

https://doi.org/10.33220/1026-3365.135.2019.50
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