Forest management.

Agricultural science for S.S.S 2 First Term.

Week 8       

Forest management.

Performance objectives.

Students should be able to:

  1. Define the meaning of forest and forestry.
  2. State the importance of forest and forestry.
  3. State forest regulations in Nigeria.


Meaning of forest, forestry and silviculture.

Forest can be defined as a large area of land covered with trees and bushes, either growing wild or planted for some purposes.

Forestry is the study and management of forest and forest resources. In other words, it is the art of planting, tending and managing forests, including the utilization of their products.

Silviculture is the study of forest trees and other related trees.

Common forest trees.

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