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## Uneven Size Distribution CalculationsDavid LarsenEd Loewenstein
The above spreadsheet can help you determine the number of trees needed
in each size class to sustain an uneven-size structure in your Missouri
Oak forests. If trees are to continue to grow, they need sufficient light
for tree growth. Small trees in the dense shade will not grow yet can live
for many years. The shape of an uneven sized forest can be described with a measure
called a Another measure of a forest is the basal area or the cross-sectional area of all the tree stems on an acre. This is typical measure used by foresters in managing stands and is easy to estimate. With basal area and a To get a copy of the above spreadsheet, go to Q-value. |

Created:: December 15, 1998

Last Updated: March 23, 2009