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    Author(s): Gary W. Miller
    Date: 1991
    Source: In: Vodak, Mark C., ed. Proceedings: uneven aged management of hardwoods in the Northeast; 1991 April 9-10; Lambertville, NJ. New Brunswick, NJ; Rutgers University: 47-63.
    Publication Series: Other
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    Unevenage silvicultural practices can be used to regenerate and manage many eastern hardwood stands. Single-tree cutting methods are feasible in stands where a desirable shade tolerant commercial species can be regenerated following periodic harvests. A variety of partial harvest practices, including single-tree selection and diameterlimit cutting have been used for 30 years or more to manage central Appalachian hardwoods on the Fernow Experimental Forest, near Parsons, West Virginia. Results from these research areas are presented to help forest managers evaluate financial aspects of partial cutting practices. Observed volume growth, product yields, changes in species composition, and changes in residual stand quality are used to evaluate potential financial returns. Also, practical economic considerations for applying partial cutting methods are discussed.

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    Miller, Gary W. 1991. Practicing uneven age management: does it pay? Some economic considerations. In: Vodak, Mark C., ed. Proceedings: uneven aged management of hardwoods in the Northeast; 1991 April 9-10; Lambertville, NJ. New Brunswick, NJ; Rutgers University: 47-63.

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