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Predicting lumber volume and value of young-growth true firs: user's guide.Author(s): Susan Ernst; W.Y. Pong
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-147. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 14 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionEquations are presented for predicting the volume and value of young-growth red, white, and grand firs. Examples of how to use them are also given. These equations were developed on trees less than 140 years old from areas in southern Oregon, northern California, and Idaho.
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CitationErnst, Susan; Pong, W.Y. 1982. Predicting lumber volume and value of young-growth true firs: user''s guide. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-147. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 14 p
KeywordsLumber recovery, lumber yield, lumber value, young-growth stands, red fir, Abies magnifica, white fir, Abies concolor, grand fir, Abies grandis, volume determination, volume (merchantable)
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