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Northern Journal of Applied Forestry Online Quiz
Derived from the 2013 June Northern Journal of Applied Forestry
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DoF terms: layering, accretion, stumpage

1. Man et al. concluded that which of two forms of northern white-cedar regeneration, layering and seed origin, is more shade tolerant?
a) Layers
b) Seedlings
c) Neither form is more shade tolerant
2. As discussed by Man et al., northern white-cedar layers generally have higher survival rates than seedlings, especially in dry conditions, due to:
a) greater shade tolerance.
b) the connection with parent roots.
c) generally larger size.
3. Bagdon and Kilgore found that of the 921 parcels enrolled in the Minnesota 2c Managed Forest Lands (2c) program in 2009, what percentage of these parcels would have received a larger financial benefit by instead enrolling in the Minnesota Sustainable Forest Incentive Act (SFIA) program?
a) 90%
b) 86%
c) 57%
4. The Bagdon and Kilgore analysis found that parcels located within 5 miles from an incorporated city were what percent less likely to be enrolled in the SFIA program as compared to the 2c program?
a) 3%
b) 9%
c) 17%
5. Which types of contacts were prominent as influentials in the egocentric networks of private woodland owners in Massachusetts sampled by Kittredge et al.?
a) Landowners, locals, and professionals
b) Landowners, family members, and friends
c) Landowners, locals, and family members
6. When asked about satisfaction with their decision, landowner participants in the Kittredge et al. study indicated dissatisfaction 50% of the time when the participant had a:
a) friend as an influential.
b) logger as an influential.
c) relative as an influential.
7. In the Russell et al. study, there was a trend of ____ bias as species site index increased when using Forest Vegetation Simulator-Northeast variant to predict the change in plot-level basal area.
a) increasing
b) decreasing
c) neither increasing nor decreasing
8. Russell et al. conclude that efforts in model reengineering, as opposedto calibrating existing model predictions or refitting models of a similar form:
a) should also beundertaken.
b) would not improve predictions significantly.
c) would obviously improve predictions significantly.
9. What was the disadvantage to the paired bidding methodology used by Brown et al. for the reserve price treatment?
a) It did not allow for evaluation of sale-specific characteristics (e.g., stand density, location, volume).
b) It was not possible to collect data on how reserve prices impact the probability that a tract is sold.
c) Requirements to apply forest management guidelines were unavailable.
10. From the reserve price treatment experiment, Brown et al. concluded that:
a) reducing reserve prices for timber will always reduce gross timber sale revenue.
b) reducing reserve prices for timber will always increase gross timber sale revenue.
c) reducing reserve prices for timber will always increase gross timber sale revenue.