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Increased pre-commercial thinning and reduced planting in 2010

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Issue date: 
July 5th, 2011
Publisher Name: 
International ForestIndustries
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The data on pre-commercial thinning is the highest recorded in over a year. According to the Swedish Forest Agency’s annual surveys conducted on silviculture measures the soil scarification was carried out on 157,500 hectares and 157,200 hectares were planted with seedlings in 2010. There is a decrease of 8 respective 12 percent from the previous year. The number of planting used for beeting amounted to 31.9 million seedlings.Increased forest fertilization

The area of forest fertilization is estimated to have increased by 45 percent between 2009 and 2010. The estimated figure for 2010 was 80,400 hectares.


Extpub | by Dr. Radut