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Where is the Optimum Height for Measuring Tree Diameter?

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The optimum height for measuring diameter for volume determinations was greater than 4.5 ft for yellow-poplar and white oak trees. Dbh is used for convenience, not because it is best. North. J. Appl. For. 5:184-185, Sept. 1988.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Division of Forestry, West Virginia University, Morgantown 26506

Publication date: 1988-09-01

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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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