COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THREE FORESTLAND ASSESSMENT METHODS

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Márcio Lopes da Silva Renata Rodrigues de Castro Rocha Sidney Araujo Cordeiro Mayra Luiza Marques da Silva Adham Ferreira Bezerra

Abstract

Given the increasingly frequent practice of forest stand establishment in rural properties, with a steadily rising number of properties becoming home to forest crops, there is a pressing need to improve property assessment methodologies, as more and more crops will be entering the market. The objective of this work is thus to perform a comparative study of three methods of forestland assessment: market value, cost value and productive value. To that end, an eucalyptus stand with a 7-year final cutting cycle was considered. Results showed a substantial difference among methods. Market value provided greater variation with the advancing of forest age, equaling productive value toward the end of the cycle. In year 0, market value provided the lowest values, while in year 7 cost value provided the lowest values. Further and more specific research and studies should be performed to obtain more specific methodologies to value this type of rural property and all of its peculiarities.

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SILVA, Márcio Lopes da et al. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THREE FORESTLAND ASSESSMENT METHODS. CERNE, [S.l.], v. 17, n. 2, p. 209-213, may 2015. ISSN 2317-6342. Available at: <http://cerne.ufla.br/site/index.php/CERNE/article/view/35>. Date accessed: 16 sep. 2019.
Keywords
Forestry economy, productive value, market value, cost value
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