FOR2425Autecology of Forest Vegetation5 ch (3C 3L) (EL)

Recognition and identification of species, environmental requirements, and persistence mechanisms of various life-forms of forest vegetation; interpretation of silvical characteristics of tree species; analysis of stands of trees in relation to general site conditions and relative stage of development; and evaluation of interrelationships among components of forest vegetation over time, including likely responses to perturbation or to interventions of various kinds.

Prerequisite: FOR 1001 and a university course in Biology or Botany; or permission of instructor.