Full mast

of these articles describes the technical term from forestry. In addition, the term full mast means that a flag or a flag is at the highest point of a flag mast.

Full mast is a technical term from forestry. This term productive seed years of the long-lived Waldbäume are named like for example beeches or oaks. The seeds of these trees are very energiehaltig, so that one mast year means a substantial effort for the trees. A majority of the assimilation is spent in such a year on the seed formation. Wood growth decreases/goes back in such years strongly, which can be reconstructed at the Jahresringen. The time interval between two mast years is regionally different and amounts to six to ten years.

The term goes on times back in those the forests apart from the wood production was still intensively agriculturally used. In this time productive seed years were good years for the local population, whom drove their cattle to feasting into the forests, which were called also Schmalzweide. In one seed year the cattle were probably fed and/or. “gemästet”. Although this form of the use belongs for a long time to the past, the term manufactures still another purchase to this use form of the forest.

Today the seeds of the trees stand for wild pigs, deer or deer again for forest taper ratio for order and serve many game animals , like for example, as food basis for the setting up from fat reserves for the winter.

In mast years the Rötelmaus increases above average. Into such Gradationsjahren it comes into the Endemiegebieten of the Hanta viruses increased of the viruses caused - illnesses of humans in form of a hemorrhagic fever.

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