Age-related stand characteristics and live tree biomass C stocks for the Japanese cedar plantations in Xitou, central Taiwan. Each point represents a single stand. The solid line is the regression curve simulated by the Misterchlich model. Black circles are data from previous studies. Red triangles stand for the 12 selected stands in this study. (a) tree density, (b) mean DBH, (c) canopy height, (d) basal area, and (e) live tree biomass C stocks.