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Table 3 Allometric equations used for aboveground biomass calculation

From: The effects of land cover change on carbon stock dynamics in a dry Afromontane forest in northern Ethiopia

Woody species Dependent variable Allometric equation Unit r 2 References
Juniperus procera AGB AGB = 1.12 × DBH1.54 kg 0.95 [29]
Acacia abyssinica AGB AGB = 0.55 × DBH1.89 kg 0.97 [29]
Acacia etbaica TDW Ln totWt = 2.11 + 2.19 × LnDSH kg 0.96 [39]
Euclea shimperi TDW Y = 63.07 × DSH1.78 g 0.95 [40]
Otostegia integrifolia TDW Y = 45.80 × DSH2.26 g 0.99 [40]
Other shrub sps. TDW Y = (0.3197 × DSH) + (0.0383 × DSH2.6) kg 0.93 [41]
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