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Title: Financial analysis of pruning coast Douglas-fir.

Author: Fight, Roger D.; Cahlll, James M.; Fahey, Thomas D.; Snellgrove, Thomas A.;

Date: 1987

Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-390. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 17 p

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: Pruning of coast Douglas-fir was evaluated; recent product recovery information for pruned and unpruned logs for both sawn and peeled products was used. Dimensions of pruned and unpruned trees were simulated with the Douglas-fir stand simulator (DFSIM). Results are presented for a range of sites, ages at time of pruning, ages at time of harvest, product prices, and interest rates, and for both fertilized and unfertilized regimes.

Keywords: Simulation, pruning, Douglas-fir (coast), product recovery, financial analysis, forest product value

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Fight, Roger D.; Cahlll, James M.; Fahey, Thomas D.; Snellgrove, Thomas A. 1987. Financial analysis of pruning coast Douglas-fir. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-390. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 17 p

 


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