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Title: Financial maturity of paper birch
Author: Mendel, Joseph J.;
Source: In: Doolittle, W.T.; Bruns, P.E., comps. 1969. Birch symposium proceedings; 1969 August 19-21; Durham, NH. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station: 135-144.
Publication Series: Paper (invited, offered, keynote)
Description: One objective in forestry is to earn the greatest possible return on the capital invested in growing timber. To do this, the forester not only must know which silvicultural methods to use, but also ought to know the methods of economic analysis that will help him make the decisions that will lead to the greatest return. The financial maturity concept provides a method of economic analysis by which the forester can evaluate the business aspects of timber growing. This concept is based on the rates of value increase that can be expected of trees over a given period of time.
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Mendel, Joseph J. 1969. Financial maturity of paper birch. In: Doolittle, W.T.; Bruns, P.E., comps. 1969. Birch symposium proceedings; 1969 August 19-21; Durham, NH. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station: 135-144.
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