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Silva Fennica 1926-1997
Acta Forestalia Fennica

Silva Fennica 1926-1997 no. 100 | 1959

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article id 4681, category Article
A. G. Blomqvist. (1959). A. G. Blomqvists reseberättelser från åren 1867-1869. Silva Fennica no. 100 article id 4681.
English title: The itineraries of G.A. Blomqvist in 1867-1869.

The founder of forest management in Finland, A.G. Blomqvist, travelled widely around the country when he was collecting data for growth and yield tables. He wrote detailed itineraries of his travels. He describes in his notes the forests and forest management practices, such as shifting cultivation, tar burning, felling methods and forest regeneration. The notes were a part of his assignment for the Forest Service in addition to the growth and yield tables, and helped to understand the state of the forests at the time.

The Finnish Society of Forest Sciences acknowledges the value of A.G. Blomqvist’s itineraries and decided to publishes them in this issue of Silva Fennica to prevent the texts to be forgotten.

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