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Is BAF 10 a Good Choice for Point Sampling?

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The use of basal-area-factor (BAF)-5 and BAF-10 when point sampling in an Appalachian hardwood forest caused serious underestimation of sawtimber volume BAF's of 20 and 40 gave appropriate volume estimates and smallest mean-square errors. We recommend that BAF's 20 to 40 be used for sawtimber cruises. North. J. Appl. For. 2:23-24, June 1984.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Division of Forestry, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6125

Publication date: June 1, 1984

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  • Each regional journal of applied forestry focuses on research, practice, and techniques targeted to foresters and allied professionals in specific regions of the United States and Canada. The Northern Journal of Applied Forestry covers northeastern, midwestern, and boreal forests in the United States and Canada.
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