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Tract Acreage Estimates from Timber Cruises

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Tract acreage estimates based solely on strip line lengths, number of plots, and field maps drawn on grid paper may be unreliable. The errors may be so large that total volume estimates are wrong even if volume per acre is estimated accurately. Methods of evaluating the potential error are described. South. J. Appl. For. 17(2):100-103.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Foresters Incorporated, Blacksburg, VA 24062-1750

Publication date: 1993-05-01

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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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