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Table 2 Eucalyptus spp. stand variables and biomass (dry matter) measurements used to develop adjustment functions for the Forest Carbon Predictor

From: Plantation species-specific adjustment functions for the Forest Carbon Predictor in New Zealand

Locality Kinleith Kinleith Kinleith Kinleith Kinleith Kinleith Kinleith Rotoehu Kaingaroa Kaingaroa Kaingaroa Lincoln
Site name Renehan Mustang Poukani Steels Smythe Hoi Hoi Tawari Forest Cpt 905 Cpt 905 Cpt 905 McNeil
  Road Road North Farm Road Road Road      
Elevation (m) 200 300 280 320 500 380 340 200 550 550 550 50
Species E. regnans E. regnans E. regnans E. regnans E. regnans E. regnans E. regnans E. nitens E. nitens E. nitens E. nitens E. nitens
Stand age (yrs) 4 7 8 10 13 17 26 4 5 6 7 7
Stocking rate (Trees ha−1) 1400 1575 2150 950 1275 1225 580 6470 1525 1525 1525 2175
Basal area (m2 ha−1) 19.3 45.7 39.1 58.5 53.9 65 74.1 31.1 23.4 27.1 32.5 33.7
Mean Top Ht (m) 12.4 20.9 18.8 24.3 25.5 31.6 49.8 10.1 11.9 15.0 16.7 15.4
Volib (m3 ha−1) 103 371 307 537 542 854 1201 102 155 209 194.1
Foliage (t ha−1) 6.2 10.5 8.7 15.5 14.9 11.5 7.4 9.4 6.3 8 7.2 11.1
Live branches (t ha−1) 10.7 17.1 16.1 28.5 21.4 27.9 23.8 9.1 11.3 12.9 9.4 16.4
Dead branches (t ha−1) (na = with live) 4.2 12.8 12.5 13 10 11.2 2.9 2.1 5.3 10.6 14.4 1.4
Reproductive parts (t ha−1) 0 0 0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stem wood (t ha−1) 42.2 142.7 122 242.9 228.2 381.8 539.5 52.1 42.6 64.8 90.9 79.9
Stem bark (t ha−1) 5.3 15 12.3 19.1 19.8 27.9 29.5 7.6 6.2 9.2 10.8 13.3
Aboveground biomass (t ha−1) 68.5 198 171.6 319.1 294.4 460.4 603.2 80.3 71.6 105.5 132.6 122.0
Belowground biomass (t ha−1)
Woody debris (t ha−1) 2.92
Litter t ha−1) (ash-free) 24.8
Soil (0–5 cm) C%/(N%-0.014) 21.1
Locality Hawke Bay Taheke Onepu Onepu Onepu Onepu Onepu Whiritoa Whiritoa Rotorua Kinleith Rotoehu Horohoro
Site name Hyatt Forest Nelder Nelder nelder Nelder Nelder Control Irrigated Long mile Poukani Forest Kapenga
  farm   farm farm farm farm farm     North   Farm
Elevation (m) 20 150 15 15 15 15 15 30 30 300 280 200 370
Species E saligna E saligna E saligna E saligna E saligna E saligna E saligna E botryoides E botryoides A dealbata A dealbata E fastigata E fastigata
Stand age (years) 3 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 4 8 4 8
Stocking rate (Trees ha−1) 5640 829 357 806 2366 5127 6206 1181 1518 3029 2875 7250 820
Basal area (m2 ha−1) 15.6 25.3 19.2 28.6 44.3 55.3 49.8 43.5 46.5 30.3 47.9 20.6 33.6
Mean Top Ht (m) 6.4 21.9 17.6 19.7 21.7 21.7 21.7 14.3 16.5 13.7 16.7 7.8 20.4
Volib (m3 ha−1) 211 123.7 168.5 281.6 422.7 430.5 196 285 169.7 367 204
Foliage (t ha−1) 5.1 5.7 4.6 5.4 4.9 5.7 10.7 6.9 7.3 6 6.4 10.6 6.2
Live branches (t ha−1) 12.6 9.6 31.1 25.3 22.6 14.4 39 28.1 22 6 14.5 11.2 15.9
Dead branches (t ha−1) (na = with live) 4.7 9.3 4.5 8.5 11.3 4.6 10.3 9.9 12.2 7.2 15.6 1.9 12
Reproductive parts (t ha−1) 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 0.4 0 0 0 0
Stem wood (t ha−1) 23 94.3 58.2 85.8 130.4 189.2 193.2 97.3 136.8 54.5 129.5 33.6 81.5
Stem bark (t ha−1) 5.4 10.4 6.9 12.5 21.9 21.9 24.6 19.5 21.1 6.6 15.6 4.6 11.1
Aboveground biomass (t ha−1) 50.8 129.8 105.3 137.5 191.1 235.7 277.6 162.1 199.9 80.3 181.6 61.8 126.7
Belowground biomass (t ha−1) 20.5
Woody debris (t ha−1)             
Litter t ha−1) (ash-free)
Soil (0–5 cm) C%/(N%-0.014) 12.4