Canadian Forest Service Publications

Testing silvicultural treatments by computer simulation. 1974. Hegyi, F.; Tucker, T.L. Pages 59-63 in F. Hegyi, Chair, Organizing Committee. Proceedings of a Workshop on Forest Fertilization in Canada, January 8-10, 1974, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Environment Canada, Canadian Forestry Service, Great Lakes Forest Research Centre, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Forestry Technical Report 5.

Year: 1974

Issued by: Great Lakes Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 1565

Language: English

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Abstract

A jack pine management simulator containing a distance-dependent growth model and an economic efficiency model is described and demonstrated. Several simulations of fertilizer application are presented which demonstrate the ease and flexibility of the simulator as well as the likely biological and economic consequences of fertilizing forest stands.