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Title: Plant biomass in the Tanana River Basin, Alaska.

Author: Mead, Bert R.;

Date: 1995

Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-477. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 88 p

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: Vegetation biomass tables are presented for the Tanana River basin. Average biomass for each species of tree, shrub, grass, forb, lichen, and moss in the 13 forest and 30 nonforest vegetation types is shown. These data combined with area estimates for each vegetation type provide a tool for estimating habitat carrying capacity for many wildlife species. Tree biomass is reported for the entire aboveground tree, thereby allowing estimates of total fiber content.

Keywords: biomass, phytomass, Tanana River basin, Alaska, plant ecology

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Mead, Bert R. 1995. Plant biomass in the Tanana River Basin, Alaska. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-477. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 88 p

 


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