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Table 3 Breast-height (1.4 m) outerwood basic density (BHBD) for commercial species averaged across all New Zealand studies in Scion’s wood density database

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

       Age regression
Species Mean BHBD No. of regions No. of studies Total no. trees Region p value Intercept Slope p value
Acacia dealbata 406 3 8 62 0.0189 385 4.7 0.2153
Cupressus lusitanica 361 9 24 283 0.0261 339 1.3 0.0225
Eucalyptus botryoides 512 3 8 51 0.5848 425 5 0.0017
Eucalyptus fastigata 450 2 6 22 0.5433 389 2.4 0.0003
Eucalyptus nitens 437 4 15 117 0.0414 400 4.7 < .0001
Eucalyptus regnans 406 6 28 159 0.0643 380 1.7 < .0001
Eucalyptus saligna 509 5 16 97 0.0552 446 3 0.0002
  1. Statistically significant p values (p ≤ 0.05) for region and stand age are shown in italics