Canadian Forest Service Publications

New stem taper functions for 12 Saskatchewan timber species. 1994. Gál, J.; Bella, I.E. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Northwest Region, Northern Forestry Centre, Edmonton, Alberta. Information Report NOR-X-338.

Year: 1994

Available from: Northern Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 11740

Language: English

Series: Information Report (NoFC - Edmonton)

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Three taper functions were fitted to tree section data of 12 Saskatchewan timber species to provide a means for estimating individual tree volume in the provincial timber inventory in Saskatchewan, Canada. The fitted functions performances were evaluated in terms of bias, standard error of estimate of volume, and log assortment estimation. The three functions differed in quality of results.

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