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Fig. 2 | Ecological Processes

Fig. 2

From: Variable retention harvesting in the Douglas-fir region

Fig. 2

The first retention harvest conducted by the senior author on the Willamette National Forest, Oregon; the prescription was for 15% retention of live basal area in sound dominant and co-dominant mature Douglas-fir distributed uniformly over the harvested site. This selection of retained trees was done with the goal of both high levels of survival and availability of high-quality trees for harvest during the next harvest cycle

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