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Table 6 Parameter estimated of height–diameter relationship with Mitscherlisch model as the best-fitted

From: Biomass allometric equation and expansion factor for a mountain moist evergreen forest in Mozambique

Parameters Diameter–height models tested
Model 7 Model 8 Model 9 Model 10
AIC 160 161 161 163
RSE (kg tree−1) 0.84 0.84 0.83 0.82
Adj. R2 1.79 1.8 1.81 1.87
MPE (kg tree−1) 3.17E−04 1.17E−09 1.50E−03 − 0.03
RMPE (%) 2.72E−03 1.00E−08 0.01 − 0.26
b0 19.1887*** 22.4381*** 0.4833ns 2.4988***
95% conf. inter. of b0 (16.3862 to 23.6319) (18.4177 to 32.4790) (− 3.8488 to 6.0111) (1.8953 to 3.2535)
b1 2.0685*** 20.7766*** 1.0296*** 0.5346***
95% conf. inter. of b1 (1.6784 to 2.6690) (17.2706 to 29.0343) (0.4104 to 1.5866) (0.4519 to 0.6192)
b2 0.0690*** 0.0383** 0.0343***  
95% conf. inter. of b2 (0.0453 to 0.1011) (0.0179 to 0.0649) (0.0211 to 0.0495)  
  1. *** significant at α = 0.001, ** significant at α = 0.01, * significant at α = 0.05, ns not statistically significant at α = 0.05
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