allometryPorte2002: Returns the biomass of a maritime pine branch

Description Usage Arguments Value Note References See Also

Description

Returns the woody biomass of a maritime pine branch (dry state, no leaves!) in kg given the diameter, using an allometric equation

Usage

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allometryPorte2002(x, diameter)

Arguments

x

a data frame holding diameters of branches

diameter

the name of the column holding diameter of the x data frame, diameters should be in cm

Value

the woody biomass (dry state, no leaves!) of the branch of a maritime pine (in kg)

Note

The allometric equation has been validated for <10 cm diameter branches, extrapolation on larger branches my yield unreasonable results.

The allometric equation takes the form of a power equation

References

Port\'e, A. and Trichet, P. and Bert, D. and Loustau, D. 2002, Allometric relationships for branch and tree woody biomass of Maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Ait.) Forest Ecology and Management, 158, 71–83

See Also

powerEquation

Other Biomass: allometryABDC, allometryAsca2011, allometryCutini2009, logBiomass, powerEquation, pureQuadraticEquation, treeBiomass, treeTotalBiomass



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