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Local volume tables for young-growth conifers on a high quality site in the northern Sierra NevadaAuthor(s): Philip M. McDonald; Carl. N. Skinner
Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-404. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionLocal volume tables for ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws. var. ponderosa), sugar pine (Pinus lambertiana Dougl.), Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii [Mirb.] Franco), California white fir (Abies concolor var. lowiana [Gord.] Lemm.), and incense-cedar (Libocedrus decurrens Torr.) are presented by 1-inch diameter classes in the range of 3 to 40 inches for ponderosa pine, Douglas-fir, California white fir, and incense-cedar. Sugar pine is presented to 45 inches. Trees were measured by an optical dendrometer. Tables are presented for each species in terms of cubic volume to a 0- and 6-inch top, and Scribner board feet to a 6-inch top. The tables are applicable to trees growing on land of high site quality in the northern Sierra Nevada of California at low to mid elevations.
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CitationMcDonald, Philip M.; Skinner, Carl. N. 1989. Local volume tables for young-growth conifers on a high quality site in the northern Sierra Nevada. Res. Note PSW-RN-404. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p.
Keywordsponderosa pine, sugar pine, Douglas-fir, California white fir, incense-cedar, local volume tables
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