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Site Index Conversion Equations for Mixed Sitka Spruce / Western Hemlock Stands

Author(s) or contact(s): G.D. Nigh
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Growth and Yield
Series: Extension Note
Other details:  Published 1995. Hardcopy is available.


Site index conversion equations relate the site indices of species growing in mixed stands. Linear equations are developed for mixed Sitka spruce /western hemlock stands. The site index of Sitka spruce is greater than that of western hemlock on sites with a spruce or hemlock site index greater than 20.

Keywords: Site Index Conversions, Equations, Mixed Sitka Spruce, Western Hemlock Stands.

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Updated April 13, 2007