The Truth ISN'T Out There

BOBNDWOODS bobndwoods at aol.com
Wed Aug 26 22:20:47 EST 1998


In article <35E42FD6.C321C183 at olympus.net>, Mike Hagen <mhagen at olympus.net>
writes:

>So how can you forecast grade improvement when it's not just based on
>diameter? Statistical ranges?  Has anyone worked with Jim Arney's
>program?

With Southern Yellow Pine, it is not as much a matter of grade improvement as
growth into a higher value product class.  Pulpwood into CNS, or CNS into
sawlogs or peelers.  Diameter is pretty much the limiting factor as long as the
tree has good form.


Bob Miller
Alabama Registered Forester

~~~> The forest may be quiet, but that doesn't mean all the snakes have left.



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