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Growth Intercept Models for Black Spruce

Author(s) or contact(s): G.D. Nigh and K. Klinka
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Growth and Yield
Series: Extension Note
Other details:  Published 2001. Hardcopy is available.


Growth and yield information about black spruce in British Columbia is sparse. To help alleviate this situation, growth intercept models were developed using data from 91 stem analysis plots. These models, which are more precise than those for other species in British Columbia, provide a means of estimating site index (site productivity) in young black spruce stands.

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