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Growth and Yield Predictions for Thinned and Unthinned Slash Pine Plantations on Cutover Sites in the West Gulf RegionAuthor(s): Stanley J. Zarnoch; Donald P. Feduccia; V. Clark Baldwin; Tommy R. Dell
Source: Res. Pap. SO-264. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 32 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionA-growth and yield model has been developed for slash pine plantations on problem-free cutover sites in the west gulf region. The model was based on the moment-percentile method using the Weibull distribution for tree diameters. This technique was applied to untbinned and thinned stand projections and, subsequently, to the prediction of residual stands immediately after thinning.
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CitationZarnoch, Stanley J.; Feduccia, Donald P.; Baldwin, V. Clark, Jr.; Dell, Tommy R. 1991. Growth and Yield Predictions for Thinned and Unthinned Slash Pine Plantations on Cutover Sites in the West Gulf Region. Res. Pap. SO-264. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 32 p.
KeywordsParameter recovery, Pinuselliottii Engelm. var. elliottii, size distribution, survival prediction, volume prediction, Weibull distribution.
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