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Title: Central States forest management guides as applied in STEMS.

Author: Walters, Nancy R.;

Date: 1988

Source: General Technical Report NC-119. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: Describes a management prescription system for Central States cover types developed for use in the Central States Stand and Tree Evaluation and Modeling System (STEMS). It includes one management guide for each of the six major cover types in the region. Each guide consists of a decision key that prescribes management, based on stand characteristics and a set of marking rules that carries out the prescription. This management component can be used within STEMS or apart from it as a guide to making silvicultural decisions in the Central States.

Keywords: silvicultural guidelines, computer model, growth and yield, timber management

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Walters, Nancy R. 1988. Central States forest management guides as applied in STEMS. General Technical Report NC-119. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

 


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