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Loblolly Pine Plantations in Southern Highlands: Some Financial Guides

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The profitability of growing loblolly pine plantations (Pinus taeda L.) in the Southern Highlands of Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee is analyzed and graphical guides are presented. All calculations show before-tax profitability. Present net worths range from $200 to over $1,000, depending on initial conditions. Internal rates of return range from 2 to 11 percent. The effect of professional forestry decisions on profitability is discussed.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Research Assistant, Department of Forestry, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama

Publication date: 1980-05-01

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  • Each regional journal of applied forestry focuses on research, practice, and techniques targeted to foresters and allied professionals in specific regions of the United States and Canada. The Southern Journal of Applied Forestry covers an area from Virginia and Kentucky south to as far west as Oklahoma and east Texas.
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