Definitions for "Single-tree selection"
A regeneration method adapted for shade tolerant species whereby each small even-aged component of an uneven-aged stand occupies the space created by the removal of a single mature individual or small clumps of several such trees.
A method of logging in which trees are cut individually over an entire stand, according to a target distribution of size classes. This method of cutting produces an uneven-aged stand with trees in a wide variety of ages and sizes, and is best suited to trees that grow well in a somewhat shaded environment.
an uneven-aged silvicultural harvest system that removes selected trees to create canopy gaps. Trees selected for removal may be healthy or diseased, depending on the goals of the landowner.