Evaluation of some competition indices for the construction of Lebanon cedar (Cedrus libani A. Rich.) stand models


Carus S.

JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY, vol.25, no.4, pp.457-467, 2004 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.457-467

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to test the precision of some published competition indices of Lebanon cedar (Cedrus libani A. Rich.) for the estimation of future periodic diameter increment of individual trees. Twenty-nine published competition indices were tested, using fifteen separate sets of data and their pooled values, collected from various stand age and site quality classes Lebanon cedar at Antalya.