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Modelling forest growth and yield

applications to mixed tropical forests

by Jerome K. Vanclay

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Published by CAB International in Wallingford, U.K .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tropics
    • Subjects:
    • Trees -- Growth -- Computer simulation.,
    • Forest productivity -- Computer simulation.,
    • Trees -- Growth -- Mathematical models.,
    • Forest productivity -- Mathematical models.,
    • Trees -- Tropics -- Growth -- Computer simulation.,
    • Forest productivity -- Tropics -- Computer simulation.,
    • Trees -- Tropics -- Growth -- Mathematical models.,
    • Forest productivity -- Tropics -- Mathematical models.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-274) and indexes.

      StatementJerome K. Vanclay.
      ContributionsC.A.B. International.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD396 .V36 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 312 p. :
      Number of Pages312
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL875465M
      ISBN 100851989136
      LC Control Number95161797

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      Classification of Growth and Yield Models. Growth and yield models have long been part of forestry but development and use has greatly increased in the last 25 years due to the accessibility of computers. There are many different approaches to modeling, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. Completely updated and expanded new edition of this widely cited book, Modelling Forest Growth and Yield, 2nd Edition synthesizes current scientific literature, provides insights in how models are constructed, gives suggestions for future developments, and outlines keys for successful implementation of book describes current modeling approaches for predicting forest growth and yield Cited by:


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