Vol. 74 No. 4 (2019):

Drafting of a forest management plan of a chestnut grove of artificial origin in Sicily for the purposes of the valorisation of the woody product

Deborah Naro
Laureata Magistrale in Scienze Forestali e Ambientali
Federico G. Maetzke
Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie, Alimentari e Forestali, Università di Palermo (SAAF). Viale delle Scienze, Ed. 4 - 90128 Palermo.
Irene Dipollina
Laureata Magistrale in Scienze Forestali e Ambientali

Published 2019-10-03


  • chestnut,
  • forest management plan,
  • wood technology; Sicily


In Sicily, forest planning still has too many gaps. This study proposes both to make a contribution to the current cognitive framework of the Nebrodi chestnut groves, and to draw up a management plan that is still lacking in order to identify forestry addresses and sustainable management necessary to maintain and defend these forest formations.