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Predicting Biomass of Understory Stems in the Miississipi and Alabama Coastal PlainsAuthor(s): B.L. Franchi; I.W. Savelle; W.F. Watson; B.J. Stokes
Source: MAFES Tech. Bulletin 124. Mississippi State, MS: Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Experiment Station.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionUnderstory forest biomass is becoming an important source of industrial fuelwood. Up to 40 tons per acre of above-ground biomass may be present in the understory of Southern pine stands. The above-ground portion is the only portion of the tree that can be harvested economically for fuel.
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CitationFranchi, B.L.; Savelle, I.W.; Watson, W.F.; Stokes, B.J. 1984. Predicting Biomass of Understory Stems in the Miississipi and Alabama Coastal Plains. MAFES Tech. Bulletin 124. Mississippi State, MS: Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Experiment Station.
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