Harvesting Adaptation to Biodiversity Conservation in Sawmill Industry: Technology Innovation and Monitoring Program

  • Guillermo J. Martínez Pastur CADIC - CONICET
  • María Vanessa Lencinas CADIC - CONICET
  • Pablo Peri UNPA-INTA-CONICET
  • Alicia Moretto CADIC - CONICET
  • Juan Manuel Cellini Fac. Cs. Agrs. Ftales. - UNLP
  • Inés Mormeneo Agronomía - UNSur
  • Ricardo Vukasovic Consultora “Servicios Forestales”

Abstract

Social demands related to native forest ecosystems are based on an efficient management, with a balance between conservation and timber production. This paper describes the industry adaptation to a biodiversity program with an alternative regeneration method. The proposed method leaves 30% of the timber-quality forest as aggregated retention and 15 m² ha-1 basal area as dispersed retention. While many costs increased considerably, the incomes also may increase by applying new management strategies and technology innovation. A monitoring program was established in the harvested stands to evaluate the ecological functionality of the applied regeneration system (forest structure, climate change, regeneration dynamics, habitat quality and abiotic cycles). The implementation of an innovated technology and monitoring program in the forest and industry determined a balance between economic values and biodiversity conservation.

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Author Biographies

Guillermo J. Martínez Pastur, CADIC - CONICET
Recursos Forestales CADIC - CONICET
María Vanessa Lencinas, CADIC - CONICET
CADIC-CONICET, cc 92 (9410) Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego - Argentina.
Pablo Peri, UNPA-INTA-CONICET
UNPA-INTA-CONICET. Chacra 45A INTA EEA-Santa Cruz (9420) Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz - Argentina
Alicia Moretto, CADIC - CONICET
CADIC - CONICET
Juan Manuel Cellini, Fac. Cs. Agrs. Ftales. - UNLP
Fac. Cs. Agrs. Ftales. - UNLP. cc 31 (1900) La Plata, Buenos Aires - Argentina.
Inés Mormeneo, Agronomía - UNSur
Agronomía - UNSur. San Andrés 800, Palihue (8000) Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires - Argentina.
Ricardo Vukasovic, Consultora “Servicios Forestales”
Consultora “Servicios Forestales”, Perito Moreno 732 (9400) Río Grande, Tierra del Fuego - Argentina.
Published
2007-09-13
How to Cite
Martínez Pastur, G. J., Lencinas, M. V., Peri, P., Moretto, A., Cellini, J. M., Mormeneo, I., & Vukasovic, R. (2007). Harvesting Adaptation to Biodiversity Conservation in Sawmill Industry: Technology Innovation and Monitoring Program. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, 2(3), 58-70. Retrieved from https://www.jotmi.org/index.php/GT/article/view/art57
Section
Research Articles