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    Applications of timber harvesting system simulation to the economic analysis of forest management and wood utilization practices are presented. These applications include estimating thinning revenue by stand age, estimating impacts of minimum merchantable tree diameter on harvesting revenue, and evaluating wood utilization alternatives relative to pulpwood quotas and harvesting revenue.

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    Baumgras, John E.; LeDoux, Chris B. 1990. Applications of harvesting system simulation to timber management and utilization analyses. In: Proceedings of the council on forest engineering:13th annual meeting; 1990 August 12-16; Outer Banks, NC. 175-182.


    Timber harvesting, computer simulation, wood utilization, thinning

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