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CREAMING

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Definition:
Creaming is the selective cutting of the best (from a commercial point of view) trees. It need not be restricted to the best trees in a stand but may also extend to the best stands in a larger area.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Cross References:
Selective cutting

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, November 22, 2001