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Table 3 Deadwood (DW), litter (L) and carbon fraction (NCF) values used to estimate carbon stock in necromass of forest plantations in Brazil, and source references

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

Age (years) Necromass (t ha−1)
Eucalyptus Pinus T. grandis A. mearnsii
Deadwood Litter Deadwood Litter Deadwood Litter Deadwood Litter
1 0.29 1.10 1.84 6.38 0.00 0.00 0.07 1.91
2 0.62 2.37 2.03 7.04 0.05 1.11 0.15 3.82
3 0.95 3.63 2.22 7.70 0.12 2.84 0.22 5.73
4 1.28 4.90 2.41 8.36 0.19 4.57 0.29 7.65
5 1.61 6.16 2.60 9.02 0.27 6.30 0.40 10.31
6 1.94 7.43 2.79 9.69 0.34 8.03 0.50 12.97
7 4.11 6.85 2.98 10.35 0.41 9.76 0.73 18.87
> 7 5.73 10.01 0.78 20.35
8 3.17 11.01 0.49 11.48
9 3.36 11.67 0.56 13.21
10 3.55 12.33 0.63 14.94
11 3.74 12.99 0.71 16.67
12 3.93 13.65 0.78 18.40
13 4.12 14.31 0.85 20.13
14 4.31 14.97 0.93 21.86
15 4.50 15.63 1.00 23.59
>15
16 4.69 16.29 1.36 32.23
17 4.88 16.95
18 5.07 17.61
19 5.26 18.27
20 5.45 18.93
>20 6.40 22.24
NCF (g g−1)
  0.4251 0.4251 0.4030 0.4030 0.4330 0.4330 0.4330 0.4330
  1. Eucalyptus source: [30,31,32]
  2. Pinus source: [33,34,35]
  3. T. grandis sources: [36,37,38]
  4. A. mearnsii sources: [39, 40]
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