Improvement Cuttings in Shortleaf and Loblolly Pine

Author: Reynolds, R. R.

Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 37, Number 7, 1 July 1939 , pp. 568-570(3)

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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The following article shows that improvement cuttings in shortleaf and loblolly pine are profitable. The author, who had charge of the improvement cutting, shows how profitable these operations were and gives his recommendations as to how these cuts should be made. Many foresters will be interested to learn that improvement cuttings are economically feasible in the South and that they are being practiced by private companies on a commercial basis.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Southern Forest Experiment Station

Publication date: July 1, 1939

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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.
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