This article presents a new technique for using the volume-diameter ratio in the construction of board-foot volume tables. Its apparent major advantage lies in reducing the relationship between board-foot volume, diameter, and merchantable length to three straight-line functions.
Document Type: Journal Article
Associate Professor of Forestry, School of Forestry, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
Publication date: March 1, 1944
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