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INT-GTR-37: Handbook for predicting slash weight of western conifers
Brown, James K.; Snell, J. A. Kendall; Bunnell, David L. 1977. Handbook for predicting slash weight of western conifers. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-37. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 35 p.
As an aid to managing fuel and wood debris, procedures are provided for predicting weights of slash using tables of either slash weight per tree by d.b.h., or slash weight including crowns (live and dead foliage and branchwood) and unmerchantable bole tips to 3-, 4-, and 6- inch diameter limits. Slash weights can be predicted for material less than and greater than 3 inches in diameter.
Keywords: slash, forest fuels, tree biomass
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Handbook for predicting slash weight of western conifers
Publish Date: March 28, 2008
Last Update: March 28, 2008
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