The fruit of the oak and beech, or other forest trees; nuts; acorns.
The fruit of oak, hickory, beech, and similar trees, and the seeds of pines. Mast is a principal food for many species of wildlife.
Fruits, berries and nuts produced by vegetation and consumed by wildlife for food. Hard mast is the fruit or nuts of species such as oaks, beech, walnuts and hickories and serves as a fall and winter food. Soft mast is the fruit and berries of species such as dogwood, huckleberry, grape, raspberry and blackberry, and serves as a spring and summer food.
the fruit of flowering trees used by wildlife for food.
(Hard) The fruit of trees such as oak, beech, hickory, and also the seeds of pines which are considered food for different kinds of wildlife such as squirrels, turkey and deer. (Soft) The berries of such plants as serviceberry, dogwood, plums, farkleberry, blackberry, raspberry, etc., also considered wildlife foods.
The fruits, seeds, or nuts of trees and shrubs.
nuts and seeds, such as acorns, beechnuts, and chestnuts, of trees that serve as food for wildlife.
the fruit of forest trees such as oak and beech used as fodder for hogs and other animals (Morris 1992).
nuts of forest trees (as beechnuts and acorns) accumulated on the ground; used especially as food for swine
nuts of forest trees used as feed for swine
a single stick, formed from the trunk of a tree, or it consists of many pieces of timber united by iron bands
The fruit of forest trees and plants (e.g., acorns, hickory and beech nuts, persimmons, and berries).
fruits, nuts and seeds, of trees and shrubs that serve as food for wildlife. "Hard mast" refers to nuts such as acorns, beechnuts, or hazelnuts. "Soft mast" refers to fruits such as cherries, wild apples, and various berries.
tree nuts, seeds, or fruit
Seeds and fruits from trees and shrubs consumed by wildlife. Hard mast is seeds such as acorns and beechnuts. Soft mast is fleshy fruit such as blueberries, black cherries, and apples.
all fruits of trees and shrubs used as food for wildlife. Hard mast includes nutlike fruits such as acorns, beechnuts, and chestnuts. Soft mast includes the fleshy fruits of black cherry, dogwood, and serviceberry.
the fruit of trees considered as food for livestock and certain kinds of wildlife
The fruit of trees, shrubs, herbaceous flowering plants, grasses, and grass-likes.
large crops of seeds or nuts which accumulate on the forest floor and serve as food for animals.
Soft mast - the berries or fruit of shrubs and trees; Hard mast - the acorns or nuts of shrubs and trees.
Nuts accumulated on the forest floor and often serving as food for animals.
Fruits or nuts used as a food source by wildlife. Soft mast includes most fruits with fleshy coverings, such as persimmon, dogwood seed or black gum seed. Hard mast refers to nuts such as acorns and beech, pecan and hickory nuts.
Forestry Operations & Water Quality] [ Terms Commonly used in Management Plans] [ Forest Stewardship] A word used to describe general food sources for wildlife. Acorns, hickory nuts, walnuts and pecans are some examples of "hard" mast. Blackberries, grapes, persimmons and cherries are some examples of "soft" mast.
Mast is the edible seed and fruit produced by trees or shrubs that wildlife species will consume. It comes in two forms.