Forestry is a multi-disciplinary and complex profession that involves the management of many values in addition to timber, including: biodiversity, wildlife habitat, water quality, recreation, employment, and community stability.Forestry can involve a more holistic study of the systems that provide us with natural resources or it can involve wide-ranging specializations. Such specializations range from genetics to forest ecology, from wildfire science to climate change, from watershed management to fish and aquatic ecosystem management, from forest pathology to entomology, from plant biology to conservation and forest policy, from geographic information systems software to business modelling, and more.
Forestry : Definition
Forestry is the application of scientific, economic and social principles to attain specific objectives in the care of a forest.
Scientific principles: The science behind forestry is called “silvics”, and the practical application of that science is called “silviculture”. The science of silvics examines characteristics of individual trees in a forest and the interactions of those trees with each other and ...Read more..
Aug. 26, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
Natural Resource Management (NRM) is a dynamic process as it is intertwined with changing social, cultural, economic, and ecological factors at the local level. Further in the era of globalization, many of the management issues are not only influe..Read More
Aug. 25, 2016, 2:17 p.m.
Welcome to the Wood Science and Technology Program! The wood products and related industries employ an estimated 10.6 million people nationwide.
The Kannur University started M.Sc. Degree Programme in Wood Science and Technology in the D..Read More