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    Author(s): Robert A. McQuilkin
    Date: 1978
    Source: Unnumbered publication. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 8 p.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication (MISC)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    How well does a certain tree species grow on a specific tract of land? Foresters traditionally answer this question in terms of "site index"--the average height of dominant and codominant trees at age 50 years in fully stocked, even-aged stands. Site index is widely used as an index of site quality because it is easy to measure and because it correlates well with timber yields.

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    Citation

    McQuilkin, Robert A. 1978. How to estimate site index for oaks in the Missouri Ozarks. Unnumbered publication. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.

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