Course code MežZP008

Credit points 1

Forest Regeneration

Total Hours in Course40

Independent study hours40

Date of course confirmation08.11.2011

Responsible UnitDepartment of Silviculture

Course developer

author Mežkopības katedra

Āris Jansons

Dr. silv.

Course abstract

Field practice includes overview of agro-techniques and technologies of forest regeneration with native tree species, collection, storage and control of seed material as well as production of different seedling types in forest nurseries. Methodology for control of requirements of normative acts and specifics of afforestation and establishment of plantations are analyzed.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

In field practice students gain knowledge about seed procurement, production of plant material and planting. After the practice students are competent to evaluate the compliance of regenerated area with requirements of normative acts. Students are skilled to recommend appropriate type of afforestation for specific circumstances.

Compulsory reading

1. Mangalis I. Meža kultūras. Rīga: Zvaigzne, 1989. 347 lpp.
2. Zālītis P. Mežkopības priekšnosacījumi. Rīga: LVMI "Silava": Et cetera, 2006. 220 lpp.
3. Zālītis P., Jansons J. Mērķtiecīgi izveidoto kokaudžu struktūra. Salaspils : Latvijas Valsts Mežzinātnes institūts "Silava", 2009. 80 lpp.
4. Ošlejs J. Ceļvedis Latvijas privāto mežu īpašniekiem. Rīga: Et cetera, 2005. 213 lpp.

Further reading

1. Bušs K. Praktiskā meža tipoloģija. Rīga: LatZTIZPI, 1981. 45 lpp.
2. A/S LVM pasūtīto zinātnisko pētījumu atskaites (no 2004. gada), Lejuplādējamas: http://www.lvm.lv/lat/lvm/zinatniskie_petijumi/
3. LR Zemkopības ministrijas pasūtīto zinātnisko pētījumu atskaites (no 2004. gada), Lejuplādējamas: http://www.zm.gov.lv/?sadala=252

Periodicals and other sources

1. Mežzinātne ISSN 1407-270X
2. Baltic Forestry ISSN 1392-1355
3. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research ISSN 0282-7581