Notes: Estimation of Individual Tree Competition From Horizontal Point Sample Data
A method is presented for estimating individual tree competition based on data from horizontal point samples. The approach is an extension of the linear expansion method, which was developed for use with fixed-area sample plots. Theoretical arguments are presented which indicate that the point sample estimator may be more efficient than fixed-area plot estimators. Potential sources of bias are also discussed. Forest Sci. 28:45-48.
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Document Type: Miscellaneous
Affiliations: Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706
Publication date: 1982-03-01
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