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    Author(s): Sudip Shrestha; Thomas B. Lynch; Difei Zhang; James M. Guldin
    Date: 2012
    Source: In: Butnor, John R., ed. 2012. Proceedings of the 16th biennial southern silvicultural research conference. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-156. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 314-315.
    Publication Series: Paper (invited, offered, keynote)
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    A survival model is needed in a forest growth system which predicts the survival of trees on individual basis or on a stand basis (Gertner, 1989). An individual-tree modeling approach is one of the better methods available for predicting growth and yield as it provides essential information about particular tree species; tree size, tree quality and tree present status. Individual tree survival models simulate survival and growth of individual trees in a forest stand. They are important in determining the development pattern of stand. A survival model is a major component of the Shortleaf Pine Stand Simulator (SLPSS) (Huebschmann, 1998) which has been developed for even-aged natural shortleaf pine forests. SLPSS includes a prediction equation for probability of tree survival which is based on repeatedly measured plots permanently located in the Ozark and Ouachita National forests which have diverse ages, site qualities and densities.

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    Shrestha, Sudip; Lynch, Thomas B.; Zhang, Difei; Guldin, James M. 2012. Estimating the probability of survival of individual shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata mill.) trees. In: Butnor, John R., ed. 2012. Proceedings of the 16th biennial southern silvicultural research conference. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-156. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station: 314-315.

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