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An Assessment of Stand Damage Following Timber Harvests in West Virginia

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Fixed plot sampling was used to measure residual stand damage on 101 harvested stands in West Virginia. Damage was categorized for roots, base, bole, and crown components of all trees 4 in. dbh and greater. The level of damage was correlated to both preharvest and residual stand densities. Equations were developed to estimate stand damage, based on preharvest and residual stand basal area and trees per acre. These equations were found to reasonably estimate levels of stand damage from previous studies in partial/selection cuts, but not in thinnings. North. J. Appl. For. 16(4):191-196.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Division of Forestry, West Virginia University, P.O. Box 6125, Morgantown, WV 26505-6125

Publication date: 1999-12-01

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