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ABOVE-GROUND FOREST BIOMASS [1 record]

Record 1 2009-06-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Plant Biology
  • Ecology (General)
CONT

Above-ground biomass consists of all living biomass above the soil including stem, stump, branches, bark, seeds, and foliage. Below-ground biomass consists of all living roots excluding fine roots (less than 2 mm in diameter). ... Many biomass assessment studies conducted are focused on above-ground forest biomass ... because it accounts for the majority of the total accumulated biomass in the forest ecosystem.

Key term(s)
  • above ground forest biomass
  • aboveground forest biomass
  • aboveground tree biomass

French

Domaine(s)
  • Biologie végétale
  • Écologie (Généralités)
CONT

La biomasse aérienne des arbres (tige, branches et feuillage) a été estimée à partir de relations allométriques dérivées des données mesurées [...]

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Biología vegetal
  • Ecología (Generalidades)
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