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Site Index Equations for Black and White Spruce in Northeastern B.C. and Yukon

Author(s) or contact(s): R.V. Quenet
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Growth and Yield
Series: FRDA Report
Other details:  Published 1989. Hardcopy is available.
 

Abstract

Site index equations are presented for black spruce (Picea mariana (Mill.) B.S.P.) and white spruce (Picea glauca (Moench) Voss.) for the Yukon Territory, Canada. The procedures employed follow the two stage method of developing site index equations and curves from stem analysis data described by Dahms (1975), Monserud (1984), Goudie (1984), Alemdag (1988) and others. Linear regressions between site index and decadal height were used to develop candidate transformations and final variables were selected for the site index equations using stepwise linear regression techniques.

FRDA Research Report 078 (2636 KB)

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