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Estimating plant biomass for undergrowth species of northeastern Minnesota forest communities.Author(s): Lewis F. Ohmann; David F. Grigal; Lynn L. Rogers
Source: General Technical Report NC-61. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionBiomass prediction equations were developed for some common ground cover plants from forest communities of northeastern Minnesota. The allometric function was used to predict biomass (dry weight) with ocular estimates of percent ground cover of the plant as the independent variable.
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CitationOhmann, Lewis F.; Grigal, David F.; Rogers, Lynn L. 1981. Estimating plant biomass for undergrowth species of northeastern Minnesota forest communities. General Technical Report NC-61. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordswildlife habitat, nonlinear regression analysis, allometric relations, dry weight, plant ecology
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