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Errors in Site Index Determination Caused by Tree Age Variation in Even-Aged Oak StandsAuthor(s): Robert A. McQuilkin
Source: Research Note NC-185. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionAge deviations of individual trees in even-aged oak stands in Missouri caused variations in the height growth patterns and site index estimates of these younger or older trees. A correction factor for site index estimates on these age-deviant trees is given.
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CitationMcQuilkin, Robert A. 1975. Errors in Site Index Determination Caused by Tree Age Variation in Even-Aged Oak Stands. Research Note NC-185. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
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