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    Author(s): R.A. Birdsey; D. Jiménez
    Date: 1985
    Source: Res. Pap. SO-222. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 29 p.
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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    The Toro Negro Region of Puerto Rice is 61 percent forested with 20,100 hectares of timberland and 2,300 hectares of other forest land. Eucalyptus robusta accounts for 37 percent of the growing stock volume in the public forest segment. Most eucalyptus plantations in the public forest are read for harvest and regeneration. Private timberland has adequate sapling stocking which could be released

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    Birdsey, R.A.; Jiménez, D. 1985. The Forests of Toro Negro. Res. Pap. SO-222. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 29 p.

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    Keywords

    forest inventory, Puerto Riceo, timber volume, forest area, tropical forest management

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