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Forest Regulation and the Alternative Rate--A Case Illustration

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The effect of a change of the alternative interest rate upon the optimum combination of silvicultural treatment schedules in the regulation of a forest enterprise is demonstrated. The effect is cast in the context of total firm planning rather than to a single tree or to a single stand, and is illustrated by changes in volume production, stand treatment, and rotation length.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: State Extension Specialist, Forest Management, and Assistant Professor, Forestry, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown

Publication date: December 1, 1969

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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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