A two-man team sampled a well-stocked sawtimber stand using 10-, 20-, and 30- factor angle-gauge points and tenth-acre plots. They recorded tree tally time for each method of sampling. Results suggest point sampling superior to plot sampling, with the 20- factor angle-gauge the most efficient.
Document Type: Journal Article
Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. Forest Resources, Univ. New Hampshire
Publication date: November 1, 1968
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