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Influence of Carbon Sequestration in an Optimal Set of Coppice Rotations for Eucalyptus Plantations

  • L. Diaz-Balteiro
  • L. C. E. Rodríguez
Part of the Managing Forest Ecosystems book series (MAFE, volume 17)

The problem of determining the optimal harvest ages and the optimal number of harvests before a forest stand is re-established for coppicing tree species has been called “the coppice problem” (Medema & Lyon, 1985; Tait, 1986). The determination of optimal forest rotation ages when considering both timber production and carbon uptake is a problem that has been addressed in forest literature since the 1990s. Several authors have used some variants of the Faustmann formula to devise methods in order to incorporate the benefits of capturing CO2.

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Carbon Sequestration Site Index Carbon Price Eucalyptus Plantation Optimal Rotation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Diaz-Balteiro
    • 1
  • L. C. E. Rodríguez
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Forest Economics and ManagementETS Ingenieros de MontesMadridSpain
  2. 2.Escola Superior de Agricultura “Luiz de Queiroz”University of São PauloPiracicabaBrazil

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