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INT-RP-137: Prognosis Model for Stand Development

Stage, Albert R. 1973. Prognosis model for stand development. Res. Pap. INT-RP-30. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 32 p.

Describes a set of computer programs for developing prognoses of the development of existing stand under alternative regimes of management. Calibration techniques, modeling procedures, and a procedure for including stochastic variation are described. Implementation of the system for lodgepole pine, including assessment of losses attributed to an infestation of mountain pine beetle, is described.

Keywords: increment forecasting, yield regulation, stand projection, tree growth, modeling, lodgepole pine, mountain pine beetle impact, simulation.

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Title: INT-RP-137: Prognosis Model for Stand Development
Publish Date: November 9, 2004
Last Update:
October 30, 2013

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