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Economic Research and Forest Planning

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Forest-use planning is a complex rather than a simple problem. Although the desirability of sustained-yield management is generally recognized it does not necessarily follow that sustained-yield timber production should be practiced on all timberlands because of the probable future demands for lumber. Furthermore, management of forests frequently will be profoundly affected by factors entirely beyond the control and unpredictable by the mauager. Some of more obvious of these factors are taxation and tariff policies.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: California Forest and Range Experiment Station

Publication date: August 1, 1937

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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