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Forest Regulation By Linear Programming -- A Case Study

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The applicability of linear programming to the regulation of timber harvests from a specific forest property is demonstrated. The primary conclusion is that linear programming can presently be used to provide optimum solutions to forest regulation problems. Also, linear programming can allow a forest manager to assess the impact of a change in managerial constraints prior to actually making the change.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Associate Professor of Agricultural Economies, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg

Publication date: September 1, 1966

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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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