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Table 2 Relative difference of management areas compared to respective forest reserves at the time of the second inventory, for the remaining stand (above-ground, living)

From: How can forest management increase biomass accumulation and CO2 sequestration? A case study on beech forests in Hesse, Germany

Management areaBasal area ha−1 (%)Periodic annual biomass increment ha−1 (%)Periodic individual annual biomass increment (%)
All speciesBeechAll speciesBeechAll speciesBeech
802 Goldbach− 36.9− 40.0− 24.8− 26.8 + 23.0 + 22.7
803 Schönbuche− 50.1− 50.0− 36.4− 36.6 + 25.1 + 23.2
808 Hohestein− 35.4− 32.2− 11.9− 6.0 + 57.9 + 56.3
809 Haasenblick− 49.0− 52.7− 25.1− 29.7 + 60.3 + 57.2
827 Weserhänge− 14.8− 45.1− 18.5− 37.6 + 91.7 + 100.2