James B Mccarter
F M 424
Forest stand development and manipulation response. Forest stand dynamics and stand structure in pure and mixed species forests, response to minor and major disturbances, interactive changes with time, and patterns and response to manipulation. Offered: A.
The purpose of the course is to provide in-depth exposure to the important concepts, literature, and research methods involved in the study of tree growth and forest stand development.
Instruction will consist of class lectures and lab periods with assignments or field trips.
Students should have a general background in plant physiology, ecology, and silviculture.
Class Assignments and Grading
Assignments will consist of mostly reading assignments and class participation.
Grades will be based on the midterm exam and final exam, in-class assignments, and class participation.