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    Author(s): George M. Furnival
    Date: 1953
    Source: Southern Lumberman December 15, 1953. 1 p.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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    Cruising timber is ordinarily a job of sampling, in which the quantity of timber on a tract is estimated from the quantity on a part of the tract. The difficulty is to determine what part (per cent) of the tract should be sampled to attain a given level of accuracy. This article gives a rule-ofthumb that can be applied with fair reliability to most Southern forests.

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    Furnival, George M. 1953. What Per Cent Cruise? Southern Lumberman December 15, 1953. 1 p.

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