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    Author(s): Robert M. Randall
    Date: 1977
    Source: Randall, Robert M. 1977. Financial consequences of commercial thinning regimes in young-growth Douglas-fir. Res. Note PNW-RN-293. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 8 g.
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    Description

    Commercial thinning in fully-stocked normal Douglas-fir stands of merchantable size is evaluated and compared to the alternatives of leaving stands to grow unthinned or of liquidating them. Comparisons are made in terms of volume production and financial returns.

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    Citation

    Randall, Robert M. 1977. Financial consequences of commercial thinning regimes in young-growth Douglas-fir. Res. Note PNW-RN-293. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 8 p.

    Keywords

    Thinning (commercial), economic evaluation, young-growth stands, Douglas-fir.

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