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forestry

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n forestry the science of planting and caring for forests and the management of growing timber
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n forestry The art of forming or of cultivating forests, or of managing growing timber.
    • n forestry Forestage; the privileges of a royal forest.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Forestry the art of cultivating forests
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. forest (Fr. forêt)—Low L. forestis (silva), the outside wood, as opposed to the parcus (park) or walled-in wood—L. foris, out of doors.

Usage

In literature:

The present alternative of Forestry for hillsides is often impossible because the yields are too meagre.
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Third Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Forestry, division of, established, VI.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The famous convent is now a Government School of Forestry.
"The Story of Eclipses" by George Chambers
When I finished eating, I made my first after-dinner speech; it was also my first attempt to make a forestry address.
"Wild Life on the Rockies" by Enos A. Mills
Janey, investigating the forestry, finally discovered a bush with slender red twigs.
"David Dunne" by Belle Kanaris Maniates
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY.
"The Hawaiian Islands" by The Department of Foreign Affairs
But, as he sat late that night working on his forestry calculations, the roadway of his dreams fell away from under him.
"The Shepherd of the North" by Richard Aumerle Maher
Forestry and its foes, 229.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses" by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
Upon this particular point, forestry to-day denies the influence of woodlands upon moisture.
"Woman under socialism" by August Bebel
And the young man from the School of Forestry, who is to be my assistant, is coming by the same train.
"The Old Willow Tree and Other Stories" by Carl Ewald
Forestry is likewise neglected.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
This is forestry in the technical sense of the word.
"The Training of a Forester" by Gifford Pinchot
Such a result seems assured when I consider the extraordinary interest which was aroused by your lectures on forestry.
"Solaris Farm" by Milan C. Edson
The Forestry Department will not resent your coming.
"Through Our Unknown Southwest" by Agnes C. Laut
An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Horticulture, Landscape Art and Forestry.
"Garden and Forest Weekly, Volume 1 No. 1, February 29, 1888" by Various
I'll bet if Dan Beard himself came out for a talk, you'd want to give him points on camping, or forestry, or something like that.
"Under Boy Scout Colors" by Joseph Bushnell Ames
A state college of forestry was established in connexion with the university in 1898, but was discontinued after several years.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
Forestry, planned centuries in advance, can only come from a high and stable culture.
"Planet of the Gods" by Robert Moore Williams
Part of the organization, including the school of forestry, was transferred to Oxford University.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
The Japs know all about forestry.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
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In news:

Forestry & Wildlife Festival This Weekend.
The 22nd Annual Clarke County Forestry & Wildlife Festival, a tribute to forestry, abundant wildlife and natural beauty of the county, is this weekend at Archusa Water Park in Quitman.
Forestry says Burn Ban will end Oct 1.
Forestry grant would allow Gladstone to identify its trees.
Greening of Detroit expands beyond urban forestry .
Saturday the City of Quitman will be hosting their annual Forestry and Wildlife Festival, but before the fun gets started Saturday, some heavy political hitters took center stage Friday.
Forestry Expo In Full Swing .
Ceara Sturgis and her partner, Emily, found the perfect venue for their commitment ceremony: Masonic Hall at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson.
The Bisland Gin 's new home is the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson, Miss.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forestry Division will continue to keep the Pillager gravel pit in Cass County closed to unauthorized shooting and target practice.
Find our complete selection of landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment in our current catalog, or visit our website at forestry-suppliers.com to learn more and request a free catalog.
Tom Imeson will head forestry board.
The Jackson Rhythm & Blues Festival will be held Sept 20-21 on the grounds of the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum.
State forestry workers say arson caused a 150 acre forest fire that burned.
The Kentucky Division of Forestry is sending both manpower and equipment to help put out those wildfires.
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In science:

Today, forestry science is probably the best developed scientific d iscipline concerning sustainability concepts [117].
Fundamental and Real-World Challenges in Economics
Cov (yST ) ∼ N (E (tr Cov (yST )), Var (tr Cov (yST ))) 2 In forestry terminology, ‘Basal area’ is the area of a plant perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of a tree at 4.5 feet above ground.
Optimum allocation in multivariate stratified random sampling: Stochastic matrix optimisation
In forestry terminology, ’Basal area’ is the area of a plant perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of a tree at 4.5 feet above ground.
Multivariate stratified sampling by stochastic multiobjective optimisation
In forestry terminology, ’Basal area’ is the area of a plant perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of a tree at 4.5 feet above ground.
A modified Pr\'ekopa's approach in optimum allocation in multivariate stratified random sampling
The reference books [13, 27, 32] provide a good presentation of the model and of its applications in epidemiology, forestry, or image synthesis.
Fine Gaussian fluctuations on the Poisson space II: rescaled kernels, marked processes and geometric U-statistics
The Queensland Department of Forestry (1983) research programme has provided an extensive database sampling virgin, logged and silviculturally treated forests.
Effects of Selection Logging on Rainforest Productivity
Chandler et al. (1983) and Pyne et al. (1996) provide a useful review of the forestry approach to wildland fire research, understanding and practice.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
While there have been several interim editions of the CFBP, the first of which appeared in 1984 (Lawson et al., 1985), it was not until 1992 that a final version of the prediction system was released (Forestry Canada Fire Danger Group, 1992; Taylor and Alexander, 2006) and thus is covered in this review.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
PhD thesis, Dept of Forestry, Australian National University, Canberra.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
Information Report ST-X-3, Forestry Canada Science and Sustainable Development Directorate, Ottawa, ON.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
Technical Report Leaflet 100, Commonwealth Forestry and Timber Bureau, Canberra.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
Technical Report Leaflet 107, Commonwealth Forestry and Timber Bureau, Canberra.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
Recent applications of point process methods in forestry statistics.
Spatial Clustering Tests Based on Domination Number of a New Random Digraph Family
The detection of local clustering in spatial point processes is of interest in epidemiological studies, forestry, geological studies, neural imaging and astronomy.
Detection of spatial clustering with average likelihood ratio test statistics
Recent applications of point process methods in forestry studies.
Detection of spatial clustering with average likelihood ratio test statistics
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