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    Author(s): Charles L. Stayton; Michael Hoffman
    Date: 1970
    Source: Research Paper NC-38. 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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    Sugar maple bark thickness and volume were estimated using first a published method, then equations developed by the authors. Both methods gave estimates that compared closely with measured values. Information is also presented on variation in bark thickness and on weight and volume of bark as a percentage of total merchantable stem weight and volume.

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    Stayton, Charles L.; Hoffman, Michael. 1970. Estimating sugar maple bark thickness and volume. Research Paper NC-38. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    bark volume, bark thickness, Acer saccharum Marsh., sugar maple

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