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Title: Accuracy of band dendrometers

Author: Auchmoody, L. R.;

Date: 1976

Source: Research Note NE-221. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.

Publication Series: Research Note (RN)

Description: A study to determine the reliability of first-year growth measurements obtained from aluminum band dendrometers showed that growth was underestimated for black cherry trees growing less than 0.5 inch in diameter or accumulating less than 0.080 square foot of basal area. Prediction equations to correct for these errors are given.

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Auchmoody, L. R. 1976. Accuracy of band dendrometers. Research Note NE-221. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.

 


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