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Table 2 Parameters for biomass and carbon estimation for tree species planted in Brazil and the source references

From: Dynamics of carbon and CO2 removals by Brazilian forest plantations during 1990–2016

Genus/species BWD (t m−3) BEF (t t−1) R (t t−1) BCF (g g−1)
Eucalyptus 0.5090 1.0365–1.2970 0.1700 0.4630
Pinus 0.3223–0.3782 1.0902–2.5463 0.1097–0.5830 0.4536
T. grandis 0.4750 1.4100 0.4800 0.5000
A. mearnsii 0.6345 1.2468 0.1309 0.4410
  1. Range refer to age-dependent values
  2. BWD basic wood density, sources: [20,21,22,23]
  3. BEF biomass expansion factor, sources: [24,25,26,27]
  4. R root-to-shoot ratio, sources: [20, 21, 25, 27]
  5. BCF carbon fraction, sources: [20, 26,27,28,29]
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