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Title: Economic values for growth and grade changes of sugar maple in the Lake States.

Author: Godman, Richard M.; Mendel, Joseph J.;

Date: 1978

Source: Research Paper NC-155. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: Current and expected rates of value increase over a 10-year period were developed for sawtimber-size sugar maple based on variable growth rates, expected merchantable height changes, and butt log grade improvement. These economic guides, along with silvicultural considerations, provide a value basis for selecting trees during thinning and determining final harvest size.

Keywords: Acer saccharum, sugar maple, financial maturity, value thinning, marking, tree quality, harvest size

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Godman, Richard M.; Mendel, Joseph J. 1978. Economic values for growth and grade changes of sugar maple in the Lake States. Research Paper NC-155. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

 


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