Definitions for "Regeneration Cut"
A cutting operation to remove trees from the stand and leave environmental conditions favorable for a new stand.
a timer harvest designed to promote and enhance natural establishment of trees. Even-ages stands are perpetuated bye three types of regeneration cuts: seed tree, shelterwood, and clearcutting. Uneven-aged stands are perpetuated by selecting individual or small groups of trees for removal (e.g., the selection system).
any removal of trees intended to assist regeneration (renewal of the tree crop) already present or to make regeneration possible.