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Increment and mortality in a virgin Douglas-fir forest.Author(s): Robert W. Steele; Norman P. Worthington
Source: PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 110, p. 1-6
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionIs there any basis to the forester's rule of thumb that virgin forests eventually reach an equilibrium where increment and mortality approximately balance? Are we wasting potential timber volume by failing to salvage mortality in old-growth stands?
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CitationSteele, Robert W.; Worthington, Norman P. 1955. Increment and mortality in a virgin Douglas-fir forest. PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 110, p. 1-6
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