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Numerical Expression of Stocking in Terms of Height

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Having previously advocated the use of height to define maturity as a basis for legal control of cutting in young stands, the author now develops the use of height as a factor in the measurement and regulation of growing stock. An equation is offered which may prove to have value in defining upper and lower limits to normal stocking. The author will be glad to provide interested foresters with logarithmic-scale, letter-size sheets covering the range of stocking.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Superintendent of cooperative forestry, Wisconsin Conservation Department, Madison, Wis.

Publication date: October 1, 1946

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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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