The stand level results showed little impact of spacing on total and net merchantable volume and no affect on rotation age. Spaced stands showed proportionally more volume in larger diameter trees, however, increased taper plus larger knot size in spaced stands also led to lower recovery of high value lumber products. Similar results are found at the forest-level. J.S. Thrower and Associates Ltd.
J.S. Thrower and Associates Ltd.. 2004. Impacts of juvenile spacing lodgepole pine stands in the Okanagan TSA. Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program. Forest Investment Account Report. FIA2004MR127
Topic: FLNRORD Research Program
Keywords: Forest, Investment, Account, (FIA), Silvicultural, Systems, British, Columbia
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