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Southern Journal of Applied Forestry Online Quiz
Derived from the 2013 November Southern Journal of Applied Forestry
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1. According to the study by Zhang and Sun, from the decade of the 1990s to the decade of the 2000s, consulting foresters assisted:

a) a much larger share of nonindustrial private forest management activities in Alabama
b) a much smaller share of nonindustrial private forest management activities in Alabama.
c) about the same proportion of nonindustrial private forest management activities in Alabama.
2. The majority of nonindustrial private forest landowners in the study by Zhang and Sun indicated that they would:
a) pay nothing for services received by public foresters.
b) pay $20/day for services received by public foresters.
c) pay $50/day or more for services received by public foresters.

3. The study by Albaugh et al. states that the amount of nitrogen required to produce all the new growth for 1 year in a midrotation loblolly pine stand is:

a) 40-180 kg/ha/yr
b) 10-28 kg/ha/yr
c) 1,000-1,250 kg/ha/yr

4. What components were used to estimate the competing power of competing vegetation in Albaugh et al.?

a) Competing vegetation foliar nitrogen concentration, specific leaf area and leaf area index
b) Basal area and height of competing vegetation
c) Stem count of competing vegetation and species

5. According to the study by Lyon et al., Appalachian hardwood lumber may be a suitable alternative to hardwood lumber currently used in Central America. Which hardwood lumber colors were desired most by Central American wood buyers?

a) Red
b) White and dark brown
c) Red and light brown
6. A few Central American countries believed that certified forest products would become more important over the next 5 years. Which countries predicted they would have a higher demand for certified forest products in the study by Lyon et al.?
a) Guatemala and Honduras
b) Costa Rica and El Salvador
c) Costa Rica and Panama

7. Of the three site types in the study by Unger et al., which had the highest average percent canopy cover?

a) 13-year-old loblolly pine plantation
b) 40-year-old mixed pine/hardwood study site.
c) 3-year-old loblolly pine plantation
8. Based on the study by Zheng et al., which of the following is the disturbance causing the greatest loss of carbon from forestland in Texas and Oklahoma over the period 1992-2006?
a) Wildfire
b) Forest to nonforest cover change
c) Harvest
9. Zheng et al. estimate that what percentage of total harvested carbon in Texas and Oklahoma remain in products and landfills after 100 years?
a) 12%
b) 24%
c) 42%

10. Lane et al. found that which small mammal species did not appear in any of the treatments until woody shrubs became established in later years?

a) Hispid cotton rat (Sigmodon hispidus)
b) Golden mouse (Ochrotomys nuttali)
c) Eastern harvest mice (Reithrodontomys humulis)