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Urban Ecosystems and Social Dynamics

Urban Ecosystems and Processes

Equations for Predicting Diameter, Height, Crown Width, and Leaf Area of San Joaquin Valley Street Trees

Summary

Equations for predicting diameter, height, crown width and leaf area for select street tree species of the San Joaquin Valley.


Years of Research:  1998-1999

Funded by:  City of Modesto, Local Government Commission, USDA Forest Service

Cooperators:  City of Modesto

Products / Publications:

  1. Peper, P.J., E.G. McPherson and S.M. Mori. 2001. Equations for predicting diameter, height, crown width, and leaf area of San Joaquin Valley street trees. Journal of Arboriculture. 27(6) :306-317 - View Document [862.64 KB]

  2. Geiger, J.R., C. King, D. Hartel. 2004. The Large Tree Argument - The case for large-stature trees vs. small-stature trees. Davis, CA: Center for Urban Forest Research, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service; 8p. Research summary - View Document [3.62 MB]

  3. Geiger, J.R. 2004. The Large Tree Argument: The Case for Large Trees vs. Small Trees. Western Arborist. 30 (1): 14-15 - View Document [379.55 KB]

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