A Quick and Data-Poor Approach to Evaluating Precommercial Thinning
Abstract:Economic break-even guidelines are combined with low-precision growth estimates to give a quick and inexpensive means for identifying precommercial thinning opportunities by lodgepole pine.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Principal Economist, USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, stationed in Missoula, Montana, in cooperation with the University of Montana
Publication date: December 1, 1975
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