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Profits from Growing Virginia Pine Christmas Trees in Louisiana

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Costs and returns involved in growing Virgina pine (Pinus virginiana Mill.) Christmas trees are presented as a guide to estimating profit from this enterprise. With the assumptions made, based on research and grower experience in southern Louisiana, the net profit was computed to be $481/ac/yr and the internal rate of return to be 38% for a four-year rotation. South. J. Appl. For. 12(2):122-124.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: School of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries, Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge 70803

Publication date: 1988-05-01

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