Notes: Some Transformations of the Behre Equation of Tree Form

Author: Bruce, Donald

Source: Forest Science, Volume 18, Number 2, 1 June 1972 , pp. 164-166(3)

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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The described equations permit flexible transformations of Behre's hyperbolic equations from one top diameter to another. They also make it possible to determine coefficients applicable to any top diameter from measurements taken to some other merchantable top. Forest Sci. 18:164-166.

Keywords: Tree form; research techniques; taper equation; tree volume

Document Type: News

Affiliations: Partner of Mason, Bruce and Girard, a Western Forest Consulting and Management Firm in Portland, Oregon

Publication date: June 1, 1972

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