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Allometric biomass estimators for aspen-dominated ecosystems in the upper Great Lakes.Author(s): Donald A. Perala; David Alban
Source: Research Paper NC-314. 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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DescriptionPresents allometric estimators relating aboveground and belowground component weights to diameter measurements of more than 2,500 trees and shrubs encompassing 35 woody species samples from 8 soil series. The estimators were only weakly related to soil character but were strongly influenced by population density variation induced by silvicultural treatment.
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CitationPerala, Donald A.; Alban, David. 1993. Allometric biomass estimators for aspen-dominated ecosystems in the upper Great Lakes. Research Paper NC-314. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsPopulus tremuloides, aspen, soil properties, leaves, stems, roots, regression
- Is the wide distribution of aspen a result of its stress tolerance?
- Sustaining aspen productivity in the Lake States
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