An experimental forest is an outdoor laboratory where investigations of plant life may be studied under natural conditions. To be most useful it should be typical of the forested area that it represents so that the results obtained may have general application.
Sauer, Kenneth W.
"The Kawishiwi Experimental Forest,"
Ames Forester: Vol. 24
, Article 13.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/amesforester/vol24/iss1/13