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GLOSSARY ITEM | 26 January 2021
Sawnwood is wood that has been produced either by sawing lengthways or by a profile-chipping process and, with a few exceptions, is greater than 6 millimetres (mm) in thickness. Eurostat b...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 26 January 2021
All roundwood felled or otherwise harvested and removed. It comprises all wood obtained from removals, i.e. the quantities removed from forests and from trees outside the forest, including...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 26 January 2021
Volume of all trees that are felled during a given period, whether or not they are removed from the forest. Felling is the process of downing individual trees. European...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 26 January 2021
An incidental product deriving from a manufacturing process or chemical reaction, and not the primary product or service being produced. A by-product can be useful and marketable, or it can...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
A cultural treatment made to reduce stand density of trees primarily to improve growth, enhance forest health, or recover potential mortality.
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Residues are divided into four main sub-categories: agricultural, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, and processing residues. A processing residue is a substance that is not the end product(s) that a production process...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
A molecule of low molecular weight capable of chemically reacting to another molecule of the same type to form a larger molecule, such as dimer, trimer, tetramer, polymer, etc.
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Class of complex organic polymers supporting tissues of vascular plants. Such complex aromatic heteropolymers, stiffen and fortify secondary cell walls within xylem tissues...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Any of a group of complex carbohydrates that, with other carbohydrates (e.g.,pectins), surround the cellulose fibres of plant cells. The most common hemicelluloses contain xylans (many molecules...
GLOSSARY ITEM | 4 January 2021
Any activity resulting from a system applicable to a forest that influences the ecological, economic or social functions of the forest EU, 2013, Decision No 529/2013/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council...