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An economic evaluation of cull-tree removal in mixed hardwood standsAuthor(s): David P. Worley; Hoyt A. Wheeland
Source: Research Note NE-82. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionA comparison of inventories of six mixed hardwood compartments on the Kaskaskia Experimental Forest - made 12 years apart - shows that the three that received a cull-removal treatment as well as group-selection harvests were moving toward achieving sustained yields of medium to large sawtimber more rapidly than the three that had received only the group-selection harvests. Cull removal created value differences great enough to pay for the treatment two times out of three.
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CitationWorley, David P.; Wheeland, Hoyt A. 1968. An economic evaluation of cull-tree removal in mixed hardwood stands. Research Note NE-82. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5p.
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