Sustained yield forest management is a policy, not a method. Before it can become operative, certain obstacles must be leveled. Unwise publicity given to sustained yield has given the impression that it has the necessary therapeutic properties for curing all forestry ills. The author points out that as a cure-all sustained yield is overrated and that while it can be adopted as a policy the realization of its objectives is dubious until silvicultural and economic problems are solved. Ten obstacles are listed.
Document Type: Journal Article
University of California
Publication date: May 1, 1941
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