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allowable annual cut (AAC)

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allowable annual cut (AAC) noun

The amount of timber that is permitted to be cut annually from a particular area. AAC is used as the basis for regulating harvest levels to ensure a sustainable supply of timber[1].


corte anual permisible[2]


Possibilité annuelle de coupe (PAC)[1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 Forest Resources Glossary. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service. (2019, May 08).
  2. FAO Terminology Project. (2003). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.