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Unformatted text preview: Memorandum To: Dr. King Professor From: Philip Mead Forestry Student Email: email@example.com Date: November 9, 2007 Re: Homework Exercise #3: Stand Productivity The financial return figures presented in Table 2 for the stand of hybrid poplar were calculated as follows: Cumulative Annual Increment (CAI): Mean Annual Increment (MAI) * Rotation Age Net Economic Return: No Treatments Applied: CAI*acreage*stumpage value CAI*acreage*transport cost Irrigation: no treatment value cost of irrigation per acre*acreage Fertilization: no treatment value cost of fertilization per acre*acreage Fertilization and Irrigation: no treatment value cost of fertilization and irrigation per acre*acreage Based on the evidence illustrated by the values produced from an economic return analysis, I would recommend that fertilizer be applied to the poplar stand planted on the west side of the Cascade Mountains in a flood plain by the Columbia River. With higher levels of nitrogen, nutrients, and water present here, the application would produce 45 cords/acre/rotation, an increase of 5 cords/acre...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course FOR 303 taught by Professor King during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.
- Spring '08