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Module 2: Harvesting Systems


LESSON TWO QUIZ

1. Shelterwood cutting removes the entire stand in one cut :

a) True
b) False

2. Shade-tolerant regeneration should result from harvesting a stand with the shelterwood system .

a) True
b) False

3. Shelterwood cutting is well suited to stands that have low volume and are exposed to the wind.

a) True
b) False

4. The shelterwood method may involve an initial cut, a release cut and a final cut that occur over a 5 to 20 year period.

a) True
b) False

5. During the initial cut, it's wise to plan wood extraction routes which can also be used during the release and final cuts.

a) True
b) False

6. If regeneration has not established 10 years after a release cut, site preparation should be considered to develop a better seed bed.

a) True
b) False

7. All remaining trees should be removed in the final cut when the seedlings are firmly rooted in mineral soil.

a) True
b) False

8. Two major types of the shelterwood system are uniform and strip.

a) True
b) False

9. The shelterwood method is an uneven-aged system.

a) True
b) False

10. Shallow rooted species are best for a seed tree treatment.

a) True
b) False