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Table 7 Treatment level marginal means for predicted values of wood density, MFA and MOE for ring 15 from the pith for the different levels of final stand density and genetic rating treatments in the pruned and unpruned experiments

From: Effects of stand density and seedlot on three wood properties of young radiata pine grown at a dry-land site in New Zealand

Factor Factor level Pruned experiment marginal mean Unpruned experiment marginal mean
Density (kg m -3) MFA(°) MOE (kN mm -2 ) Density (kg m -3) MFA(°) MOE (kN mm -2 )
Final stand density (stems ha−1) 100 465a (9.2) 30a (0.8) 5.39a (0.23) - - -
200 455a (9.2) 25b (0.8) 8.11b (0.23) 445a (4.6) 27a (0.7) 7.54a (0.55)
400 483a (9.2) 22b (0.8) 10.66c (0.23) 459ab (4.6) 23b (0.7) 10.28b (0.55)
600 - - - 470b (4.6) 24b (0.7) 10.26b (0.55)
1000 - - - 470b (4.6) 25ab (0.7) 9.98b (0.55)
Genetic rating GF6 485s (7.5) 26s (0.6) 8.04s (0.18) 478s (3.3) 25s (0.5) 9.72s (0.39)
GF25 451t (7.5) 27s (0.6) 8.07s (0.18) 444t (3.3) 25s (0.5) 9.29s (0.39)
  1. See notes from Table 6 for assistance in interpreting this table.