The allowable cut effect, which is found where harvest volumes are dependent upon the physical rate of growth of the forest, is introduced and illustrated. Some of the physical and economic ramifications of the concept are discussed. Questions are posed and comments are requested concerning the proper treatment of the allowable cut effect in economic analyses.
Document Type: Journal Article
Intermtn, Forest and Range Exp. Sta., Ogden, Utah
Publication date: July 1, 1972
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