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Table 1 Initial stand density and site characteristics of all planted kauri stands

From: Growth and productivity of New Zealand kauri (Agathis australis (D.Don) Lindl.) in planted forests

  Initial stand density (stems ha-1) Elevation (m) Annual rainfall (mm) Annual sunshine hrs Daily mean temp (°C) Latitude (oS)
Mean 1096 117 1495 2031 14.0 37.44
Min. 320 20 770 1631 10.5 35.16
Max. 2240 440 2000 2260 15.7 45.83
s.e. 101.8 21.1 54.6 23.2 0.2 -
s.d. 566.8 117.4 304.1 129.1 1.2 -
  1. Climate data was obtained from New Zealand Meteorological Service ([1983]), elevation and latitude were derived from Department of Survey and Land Information ([1989]).