|MFD (Multilingual Forestry Dictionary)|
|a place to look for forestry terms in multiple languages created by the Multilingual Forest Dictionary community|
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precommercial thinning noun
Silvicultural treatment that consists in freeing trees that have good growth potential from competition by cutting the lower quality stems that are competing with them.
- Forest Resources Glossary. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service. (2019, May 08). https://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/terms/
- FAO Language Resources Project. (2005). International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Vienna