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Special Studies

  • Karan Deo Singh
Chapter
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Abstract

Special studies form an important component of forest inventories and they may involve significant cost and time. Three topics of special studies are presented in detail as illustration including development of volume equations, functions for biomass estimation and assessment of leaf, fodder, fruit, seed and bark yield, etc. commonly referred to as non-timber-forest-produce (NTFP), also called Non-Wood- Forest-Products (NWFP).

Keywords

Forest Inventory Coarse Woody Debris Diameter Class Volume Equation Climate Change Study 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Academy of Forest and Environmental SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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