Skip to Main Content
Due to a lapse in federal funding, this USDA website will not be actively updated. Once funding has been reestablished, online operations will continue.
Economic analysis of tree improvement: A status reportAuthor(s): George F. Dutrow
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-6. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 10 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
PDF: View PDF (847 KB)
DescriptionReview of current literature establishes that most authors believe that tree improvement expands production, although some point out drawbacks and alternatives. Both softwood and hardwood improvement programs have been analyzed. The authors used various models, economic assumptions, and standards of measurement, but available data were limited. Future models shouId attempt to be more eclectic.
- You may send email to email@example.com to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationDutrow, George F. 1974. Economic analysis of tree improvement: A status report. Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-6. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 10 p.
Keywordsseed orchards, harvesting, manufacture
- A Tree Taper Model Based on Similar Triangles and Use of Crown Ratio as a Measure of Form in Taper Equations for Longleaf Pine
- Estimating economic gains for landowners due to time-dependent changes in biotechnology
- Factors influencing behavior and transferability of habitat models for a benthic stream fish
XML: View XML