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Economics of thinning stagnated ponderosa pine sapling stands in the pine-grass areas of central Washington.Author(s): Robert W. Sassaman; James W. Barrett; Justin G. Smith
Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-144. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 23 p
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionPresent net worth values earned by investments in precommercial thinning of stagnated ponderosa pine sapling stands are reported for three stocking levels. Thirteen timber management regimes are ranked by their returns from timber only, and 22 regimes are ranked according to their returns from timber and forage, with and without the allowable cut effect.
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CitationSassaman, Robert W.; Barrett, James W.; Smith, Justin G. 1972. Economics of thinning stagnated ponderosa pine sapling stands in the pine-grass areas of central Washington. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-144. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 23 p
Keywordsponderosa pine, forestry business economics, thinning (trees), allowable cut effect, forage
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