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Table 7 Comparison of plantation growth rates around the world (m3 ha-1 yr-1).

From: Quantifying the effectiveness of climate change mitigation through forest plantations and carbon sequestration with an integrated land-use model

Species This study [27] [28] [34] [48] [61] [71] [77] [78]
E. camaldulensis 18 6–38 15–30 15–30      4–34
E. grandis 28   15–50 15–50 30–35 (tropics)
16–30 (rest of world)
25    35–50
P. radiate 16 26 12–35 12–35 20–22   11–25 18–30 8–23
Poplar spp. 19 9–30    12–20   9–19   8–40
Picea abies 13 5–21     5–8 10–15   4–12
Larix kaempferi 8 5–14        4–12