Users of the Stand Prognosis Model may have difficulties in selecting the proper set of multipliers to simulate a desired effect or in determining the appropriate value to assign to selected multipliers. A series of examples describe impact of multipliers on simulated stand development. Guidelines for the proper use of multipliers are presented.
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Hamilton, David A., Jr. 1994. Uses and abuses of multipliers in the stand prognosis model. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-310. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 9 p.