Comparison of Five Metric Basal Area Factors
Authors: Fountain, Michael S.; Hunt, Ellis V.; Hassler, Curt C.
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 81, Number 1, 1 January 1983 , pp. 26-27(2)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:Five metric basal area factors (1, 2, 2.5, 3, and 4) were compared at three sampling intensities (10, 20, and 40 points) for a 16.14-hectare pine-hardwood stand in Arkansas. Only 5 of the 15 possible combinations of basal area factors and sample intensities appeared to provide reasonable estimates of the true basal area distribution. These were factors 1, 2, 2.5, and 3 at 40 points each, and factor 1 at 20 points.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Graduate Student, Virginia Tech University
Publication date: 1 January 1983
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