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Pekka Kilkki, Matti Saramäki, Martti Varmola

A simultaneous equation model to determine taper curve.

Kilkki P., Saramäki M., Varmola M. (1978). A simultaneous equation model to determine taper curve. Silva Fennica vol. 12 no. 2 article id 4995. https://doi.org/10.14214/sf.a14849

Abstract

A simultaneous equation model to determine taper curve for Scots pine is presented. The diameters at relative heights are endogenous variables and height an exogenous variable. Any equations may be substituted by the measured value of diameter. Solution of the system of equations yields 11 diameters at relative heights. Intermediate values are obtained by interpolation. Interpolation allows the use of diameters measured at absolute heights, too.

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Keywords
diameter; Scots pine; taper curve; mathematical models; Pinus sylvestris

Published in 1978

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