Edge Trees – An Important Consideration for Forest Inventory

When comparing edge trees with “normal” trees (found inside a stand) it becomes obvious they can be significantly different.  A generalisation is often that edge trees are shorter and fatter (greater taper) and also tend to have large branching. An edge tree therefore represents approx. 30-50% less value than a normal tree. It is therefore important to include these … Continue reading Edge Trees – An Important Consideration for Forest Inventory