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SITEQUAL--A User's Guide: Computerized Site Evaluation for 14 Southern Hardwood SpeciesAuthor(s): Constance A. Harrington; Bettina M. Casson
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-62. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 13 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionAn interactive computer program, SITEQUAL, has been developed from the widely-used Baker and Broadfoot field guides, which evaluate site quality for 14 southern hardwood tree species. The SITEQUAL program calculates site index for all species simultaneously and provides a breakdown of site index into the component contributions by each of the four major soil factors defined by Baker and Broadfoot. When the necessary soil-site information is available, SITEQUAL can be used to rapidly evaluate a series of site conditions for all species or to determine the relative sensitivity of these species to specific conditions including past or proposed land use practices.
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CitationHarrington, Constance A.; Casson, Bettina M. 1986. SITEQUAL--A User''s Guide: Computerized Site Evaluation for 14 Southern Hardwood Species. Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-62. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 13 p.
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