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    Author(s): R.O. Curtis
    Date: 1982
    Source: Forest Science. 28(1): 92-94
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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    The expression RD = G/(Dg½), where G is basal area and Dg is quadratic mean stand diameter, provides a simple and convenient scale of relative stand density for Douglas-fir, equivalent to other generally accepted diameter-based stand density measures.

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    Curtis, R.O. 1982. A simple index of stand density for Douglas-fir. Forest Science. 28(1): 92-94


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