Method of timber harvesting in which all trees in a forested area are removed in a single cutting. Compare, seed-tree cutting, selective cutting, shelterwood cutting, strip cutting.
the removal of the entire standing crop of trees. In practice, may refer to exploitation that leaves much unsaleable material standing (e.g. a commercial clear-cutting). [GBA
A harvesting and regeneration method that removes all the trees (regardless of size) on an area. Clear-cutting is often used with sun-loving species, such as pine. Clear-cutting produces an even-aged forest.
the logging practice of harvesting all trees from vast forest tracts.
A silviculture system where all trees in a specified area are harvested in one operation. Clear-cut areas in Kentucky begin to regenerate quickly.
The harvesting of all trees from an area of forest land in a single cut.