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C20 Zvolen



Multifunctional deciduous forests in a university forest enterprise of Slovakia


General information on the forests of the University Forest Enterprise Zvolen.

Total forest area20 418 ha (all)
9 716 ha (University Forest Enterprise)irregular group shelterwood, group and single-tree selection systems
Main management typessmall-scale shelterwood system, irregular shelterwood system
Total volume292 m³/ha
Annual growth6.5 m³/ha
Annual use5.4 m³/ha
Deadwood9.2 m³/ha (standing – 2.8 m³/ha; lying – 6.4 m³/ha)
Altitude250–1026 m a.s.l.
Ownershipstate forests
Geologyandesite, pyroclastic parent rocks
Protected area (total)Nature reserves – 450.8 ha
Nature protection area (Natura 2000)1329.53 ha
Function of the forests80 % of the University Forest Enterprise has the status of special purpose forests, 14 % of protection forests, and 6 % are forests with production function