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Technique for describing woody vegetation composition and structure in inventory type classification, ordination and animal habitat surveys

B. J. Coetzee, W. P.D. Gertenbach
Koedoe | Vol 20, No 1 | a931 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v20i1.931 | © 1977 B. J. Coetzee, W. P.D. Gertenbach | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 03 August 1977 | Published: 27 August 1977

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Abstract

Woody structure and composition is recorded to provide for calculating per species, stem growth form and height class: (a) canopy regime at different height levels; (b) total projected canopy cover; and (c) density. Quadrat size is determined independently at each site for each height class to suit the density and distribution of plants.

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