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A generalized system of models forecasting Central States tree growth.Author(s): Stephen R. Shifley
Source: Research Paper NC-279. 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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DescriptionDescribes the development and testing of a system of individual tree-based growth projection models applicable to species in Indiana, Missouri, and Ohio. Annual tree basal area growth is estimated as a function of tree size, crown ratio, stand density, and site index. Models are compatible with the STEMS and TWIGS Projection System.
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CitationShifley, Stephen R. 1987. A generalized system of models forecasting Central States tree growth. Research Paper NC-279. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsyield, individual tree models, distance independent, STEMS, TWIGS
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