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Tree biomass in the North Central Region.Author(s): Gerhard K. Raile; Pamela J. Jakes
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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DescriptionMethods 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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CitationRaile, 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
Keywordstree weight, tops and limbs, energy
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