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Individual Tree Volume Equations for the Northeastern United States: Evaluation and New Form Quotient Board Foot Equations

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Volume equations used in forest survey in the northeastern United States were evaluated using data collected as part of utilization studies. Results are presented for both cubic foot and board foot equations for 16 species groups. Existing cubic foot equations were found to be satisfactory while the board foot equations generally produced significantly large underestimates. New board foot equations that include a measure of tree form were derived. North. J. Appl. For. 6(1):27-31, March 1989.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, 370 Reed Rd., Broomall, PA 19008

Publication date: March 1, 1989

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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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