Site preparation is carried out to create a favorable environment for the successful establishment and growth of seeds and seedlings. Practices may include chemical, mechanical and/or natural (burning) vegetation control, and site enhancements such as bedding, disking, windrowing, and a whole host of related activities.

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The Impact of Genetics on Forest Productivity
This publication by Dr. Robert J. Weir, Director of the Cooperative Tree Improvement Program at North Carolina State University, explains the role genetics plays in forest productivity.