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Derived from the 2012 February Southern Journal of Applied Forestry
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The Southern Journal of Applied Forestry Quiz is approved for 4.0 continuing forestry education (CFE) credit hours in Category 1-CF by the Society of American Foresters. Successful completion of the self-assessment, defined as a cumulative score of at least 70%, is required to earn CFE credit. CFE approval is valid for one year from the issue date of publication, and participants may submit the quiz at any time during that period.

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1. Nepal et al. suggest that Mississippi forest landowners can increase their revenue by managing for both timber and carbon revenues. With a base carbon price of $4.25/t CO2e, which planting density performed better in terms of generated revenues for all number of contracts scenarios?

a) Low.
b) Medium.
c) High.
2. The results of the Amateis and Burkhart study suggest which of the following within-row to between-row spacings would likely yield more sawtimber yield at rotation?
a) 10 x 10 ft.
b) 5 x 20 ft.
c) 8 x 15 ft.

3. According to the analysis by Amateis and Burkhart, if loblolly pine sawtimber production is the goal and thinning is not part of an overall stand management plan, a forester might recommend planting:

a) 303 trees/acre.
b) 681 trees/acre.
c) 908 trees/acre.

4. In their study of cogongrass control Minogue et al. found the effect of application volume with the combination of glyphosate and imazapyr was:

a) Cogongrass control increased with increasing application volume to 374 liter per hectare, then leveled off.
b) Cogongrass control increased with increasing application volume to 234 liters per hectare, then leveled off.
c) Increasing application volume from 94 to 174 liters per hectare had no effect on control.

5. The Virginia Tech Forest Road Cost Estimation Method discussed by Conrad et al. differs from the TRACER model and the USDA Forest Service manual in which of the following ways?

a) The least time consuming element of the VTFRCM is travel time to and from the proposed road location for ground assessment.
b) Users with little experience can readily use the VTFRCM to estimate road construction and maintenance costs with reasonable accuracy.
c) The VTFRCM was designed specifically for use in the eastern United States.
6. In their discussion of how to use the VTFRCM, Conrad et al. recommend that, in general, users should
a) Select low-end values for slopes less than 20%.
b) Select the highest cost categories for slopes between 40% and 60% (roads should not be built on slopes greater than this).
c) In addition to slope, users should also adjust costs for the ease with which material can be moved.

7. The percentage of loggers surveyed by McKee et al. that installed a stream crossing for trucks in Virginia in 2009 was:

a) About 2.0 times greater in the Mountains than in the Coastal Plain.
b) About 1.25 times greater in the Piedmont than in the Coastal Plain.
c) About 1.5 times greater in the Coastal Plain than in the Piedmont.
8. In the Wigley et al. study the authors found that gopher tortoise burrows on sandy soils were:
a) More likely to be active than burrows on loamy soils.
b) Equally likely to be active as burrows on loamy soils.
c) Less likely to be active than burrows on loamy soils.
9. In the listed range of the gopher tortoise in Alabama and Mississippi, Wigley et al. found active gopher tortoise burrows:
a) More often on level flats than on midslopes or ridge tops.
b) More often on midslopes than on level flats or ridge tops.
c) More often on ridge tops than on midslopes or level flats.

10. In their study of mid-rotation vegetation control and fertilization response, Albaugh et al. recommended what method for measuring the competitiveness of non-crop vegetation?

a) Non-crop tree basal area.
b) Non-crop leaf area index and foliar nitrogen concentration.
c) Non-crop vegetation percent cover.