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sustained yield

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

First recorded in 1860–65

OTHER WORDS FROM sustained yield

sustained-yield, adjective
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