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Table 2 Height, diameter at breast height (DBH), and stand structure of destructively sampled trees and from 7.32 m radius plots measured around each tree and total and component biomass of the destructively sampled trees

From: Variability and uncertainty in forest biomass estimates from the tree to landscape scale: the role of allometric equations

  Species Mean Standard deviation Min Max
DBH (cm) PSME 24.9 15.4 2.4 46.6
PICO 16.3 8.0 2.5 29.9
PIPO 34.0 18.5 4.9 61.8
Height (m) PSME 12.7 5.3 3.2 19.7
PICO 12.2 6.5 3.2 21.1
PIPO 11.3 4.3 3.0 16.8
Tree density (trees ha−1) PSME 386 176 119 535
PICO 921 414 238 2139
PIPO 172 162 0 416
Basal area (m2 ha−1) PSME 15.6 6.5 7.2 30.3
PICO 18.6 14.9 0.5 44.9
PIPO 13.4 10.4 0 29.7
Average plot DBH (cm) PSME 21.2 7.4 12.2 35.9
PICO 15.3 7.2 4.9 27.0
PIPO 26.6 17.6 0.0 65.0
Total biomassa (kg) PSME 286.3 290.1 3.2 809.1
PICO 117.6 114.7 1.7 358.4
PIPO 710.4 751.7 5.7 2188.1
Stem wood biomassb (kg) PSME 152.6 166.1 0 434.2
PICO 72.1 83.5 0 247.2
PIPO 270.4 268.1 0 738.5
Stem bark biomass (kg) PSME 33.1 31.3 0 81.8
PICO 5.3 5.6 0 15.8
PIPO 35.5 32.3 0 89.7
Foliage biomass (kg) PSME 28.2 25.4 1.2 72.1
PICO 10.2 7.3 0.8 24.1
PIPO 49.2 49.9 1.5 153.9
Branch biomass (kg) PSME 72.4 70.5 2.0 220.9
PICO 30.1 23.7 0.9 82.0
PIPO 355.3 410.8 4.2 1206.0
  1. PSME Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii; n = 10), PICO lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta; n = 20), PIPO ponderosa pine (P. ponderosa; n = 10)
  2. aIncludes foliage
  3. bStem wood does not include bark