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Title: Using Live-Crown Ratio to Control Wood Quality: An Example of Quantitative Silviculture

Author: Dean, Thomas J.;

Date: 1999

Source: Paper presented at the Tenth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Shreveport, LA, February 16-16, 1999

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: Quantitative silviculture is the application of biological relationships in meeting specific, quantitative management objectives. It is a two-sided approach requiring the identification and application of biological relationships. An example of quantitative silviculture is presented that uses a relationship between average-live crown ratio and relative stand density to manage wood quality objectives in loblolly pine.

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Dean, Thomas J. 1999. Using Live-Crown Ratio to Control Wood Quality: An Example of Quantitative Silviculture. Paper presented at the Tenth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Shreveport, LA, February 16-16, 1999

 


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