allowable cut

noun Ecology.
the amount of a natural resource, as grain or oil, that may be harvested or taken from the earth within a specified period, as limited by law for conservation.
Also called allowable, permissible yield, prescribed cut.
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The annual allowable cut for state land must also be recalculated after the area plan is revised.
The annual allowable cut for state land must also be recalculated after the plan is revised.
The annual allowable cut for state land must also be re-calculated after the plan is revised.
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