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    Author(s): Greg L. Somers; R. G. Oderwald; W. R. Harms; O.G. Langdon
    Date: 1980
    Source: Forest Science
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    The Weibull distribution is presented as a flexible model of survival in even-aged stands. The data necessary for both the complete and censored Weibull distribution and their applications are discussed. A case study is presented using the Weibull distribution to model survival in even-aged stands of loblolly pine from ages 3 to 14. Within the limitations of the data an adequate model was obtained.

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    Somers, Greg L.; Oderwald, R. G.; Harms, W. R.; Langdon, O.G. 1980. Predicting mortality with a Weibull distribution. Forest Science, 26(2): 291-300.


    Loblolly pine, mortality prediction

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