sustainedyield

sustained yield

noun
1.
the continuing supply of a natural resource, as timber, through scheduled harvests to insure replacement by regrowth or reproduction.
2.
the amount of a resource obtained from such a schedule without depleting the resource.

sustained-yield, adjective
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