Loblolly and Slash Pine Growth and Yield Prediction for Regional Timber Supply Projection Algorithms
Abstract:Regional and national timber supply models require standing inventory update procedures. To date, most inventory update procedures used in regional timber supply algorithms have not made use of growth and yield methodology. We present growth and yield models to update standing inventories for natural and planted slash and loblolly pine stands in Georgia. These models were fitted to USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis data obtained from the sixth survey of Georgia and should prove useful in regional timber supply projection algorithms. South. J. Appl. For. 23(4):230-237.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: F & W Forestry Services, Albany, GA
Publication date: November 1, 1999
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