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    Author(s): W. Brad Smith
    Date: 1985
    Source: Research Paper NC-268. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    Green weight of wood and bark can be greatly affected by moisture content. Average moisture content percentages and green weight conversion factors are presented for 42 tree species groups. Equations are also presented to compute average green weight of tops and limbs as well as stumps.

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    Citation

    Smith, W. Brad 1985. Factors and equations to estimate forest biomass in the North Central region. Research Paper NC-268. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    green weight, moisture content, boles, limbs, stumps

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