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Basal area growth for 15 tropical trees species in Puerto Rico. ForestAuthor(s): B. R. Parresol
Source: Ecology and Management; 73:211-219.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe tabonuco forest of Puerto Rico support a diverse population of tree species valued for timber, fuel, food, wildlife food and cover, and erosion control among other use. tree basal area growth data spanning 39 years are avaible on 15 species from eigth permanent plots in Luquillo Experimental Forest. The complexity of the rain forest challeges current forest standsmodeling techniques.
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CitationParresol, B. R. 1995. Basal area growth for 15 tropical trees species in Puerto Rico. Forest. Ecology and Management; 73:211-219.
Keywordstabonuco, Chapman- richards function, periodic annual increment crown class, topographic position, degree of ground incline
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