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
Associate Professor of Forestry, Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa
Publication date: December 1, 1945
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