Before research studies of tree growth can be considered conclusive, the accuracy of measurements must be demonstrated. One measurement of a standing tree always difficult to obtain is height. The author describes a method for obtaining this dimension which he found correct within one per cent.
Document Type: Journal Article
Yale Forest School
Publication date: May 1, 1931
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