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    Author(s): Gerhard K. RailePamela J. Jakes
    Date: 1982
    Source: Research Paper NC-220. 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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    Methods for calculating tree biomass are outlined, and the biomass on commercial forest land is estimated for 11 north-central states. Tree biomass in the North Central Region totals 3.6 billion tons, or 50 tons per commercial forest acre. For all species, total tree biomass is concentrated in growing-stock boles.

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    Citation

    Raile, Gerhard K.; Jakes, Pamela J. 1982. Tree biomass in the North Central Region. Research Paper NC-220. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    tree weight, tops and limbs, energy

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