Definitions for "Group Selection"
System All trees in a small patch are felled, with the gaps created scattered over the forest compartment. Gap size is no more than about two tree-heights in diameter, so that natural (or induced) seedfall from surrounding trees can be used. An uneven-aged system, as the fellings are done every 10-15 years. Forestry Victoria
A process of selecting groups of trees for harvest in order to open the forest canopy and encourage the reproduction of mixed age stands
Selection for traits that would be beneficial to a population at the expense of the individual possessing the trait.
The evolutionary process which is supposed to act through the different numbers of descendants left by groups rather than by individuals.