Softwood plantations exeeding 200,000 ha. exist in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Malawi, mostly comprised of Pinus patula, P. radiata and Cupressus lusitanica. A model to forecast growth and management of this resource is described. The model is in a FORTRAN computer programme called PYMOD.
Alder, D. PYMOD: A forecasting model for conifer plantations in the tropical highlands of Eastern Africa. (1978)