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Table 5 The average deviation of various models compared to the models type of the present study in each LUCa

From: Allometric models and aboveground biomass stocks of a West African Sudan Savannah watershed in Benin

LUCa Previous studies Present study
Brown [67] Chave et al. [22] José [45] Chave et al. [3] Models type
I II III
Average deviation δ (%)
Forest land 25.02 9.04 26.41 14.87 21.67 8.64 4.77
Grassland 34.23 6.54 35.73 12.69 11.88 5.00 2.34
Cropland 29.30 10.21 30.77 14.74 24.50 10.06 5.26
Agroforestry 8.00 3.75
Settlements 60.93 9.70 62.77 15.46 12.40 7.30 6.35
Generic 9.00 14.19 5.34
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