Definition of sustained yield in English:

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sustained yield


[mass noun]
A level of exploitation or crop production which is maintained by restricting the quantity harvested to avoid long-term depletion: stocks of fish were exploited far beyond levels of sustained yield [as modifier]: productive forests managed on a sustained-yield basis
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  • The manager explained that his nursery provides Georgia-Pacific with the tools to maintain its sustained yield harvest commitment on 200,000 acres of lush North Coast forestland.
  • The company being managed on a basis of sustained yield and production that could be the envy of the southern pine industry and other forest production areas of the nation.
  • It has embraced its stewardship responsibilities for the rich variety of natural resources on the lands it manages, managing them for multiple use, sustained yield, and biodiversity integrity.

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