Canadian Forest Service Publications

Mass equations and merchantability factors for Ontario softwoods. 1983. Alemdag, I.S. Environment Canada, Canadian Forestry Service, Petawawa National Forestry Institute, Chalk River, Ontario. Information Report PI-X-023.

Year: 1983

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 4514

Language: English

Series: Information Report (Petawawa)

Availability: PDF (download)

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Equations for estimating biomass of single trees by their major components were developed for ten Ontario softwood species. These equations, based on diameter at breast height outside bark and total tree height, directly estimate the ovendry mass. Equations for predicting ovendry mass percentages of the merchantable and unmerchantable components of the stem were also developed. These are based on merchantable top diameter and diameter at breast height outside bark, or merchantable height and total tree height.

Also available under the title:
Équations de masse et facteurs de la qualité marchande de résineux de l'Ontario (French)