Shredding (tree pruning technique)

Shredding (tree pruning technique)

Shredding is a method of tree pruning by which all side branches are removed on a systematic basis.

In some countries this can be used for animal fodder.

Other woodland management techniques include pollarding and coppicing.

ee also

* Woodland management


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