Determination of the Regulated Empirical Growing Stock From Field Data

Author: Goodspeed, Allen W.

Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 43, Number 12, 1 December 1945 , pp. 908-914(7)

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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Abstract:

The author points out that formula methods for determining the regulated empirical growing stock are unsatisfactory because of their false assumption that increment is laid on in forest stands in equal annual amounts. He then proceeds to develop and to illustrate a more accurate method for determining the growing stock by use of a fourth-degree equation.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Associate Professor of Forestry, Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa

Publication date: December 1, 1945

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