How does a biodiversity value impact upon optimal rotation length? An investigation using species richness and forest stand age

Gregory Valatin, Andrew Peace, Chris Quine

Lead Author: Vadim Saraev

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Biodiversity and rotation length

Investigate how to incorporate biodiversity into an optimal rotation length model through literature review and data re-analysis of biodiversity links with stand age.

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  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
  • Ecosystem services
Research Note

Biodiversity and rotation length: economic models and ecological evidence

This Research Note presents the findings of a study which examined how biodiversity changes with stand age, with a view to incorporating it into optimal forest rotation length modelling. The…


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