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Table 1 Stand characteristics and live tree biomass carbon stocks of 12 selected even-aged Japanese cedar stands in Xitou, central Taiwan

From: Biomass carbon accumulation in aging Japanese cedar plantations in Xitou, central Taiwan

  Stand age Altitude (m) Stand/plot area (ha) Density (no ha-1) Mean DBH (cm) Canopy height (m) BA (m2ha-1) Volume (m3ha-1) Tree biomass C (Mg C ha-1) Thinning activities
Typical stands
CJ73 37 1370 6.3 1358 (162)a 23.1 (0.4) 20.8 59.7 (4.0) 520 (34) 165 (10) -
CJ62 49 1250 3.8 825(95) 28.1(1.3) 24.0 58.1 (1.5) 516 (10) 163 (3) 1990
CJ50 60 1250 16.1 617 (8) 35.3 (1.0) 26.0 63.7 (4.4) 638 (54) 203 (16) 1974, 1992
CJ46 64 1200 7.5 717(17) 36.5 (0.6) 27.0 80.7 (2.9) 828 (34) 262 (10) 1960, 1968
CJ41 69 1150 2.3 658 (36) 33.9 (1.1) 24.1 64.0 (9.2) 678 (68) 203 (20) 1959, 1963
CJ33 77 1250 10.3 685(8) 40.8 (0.5) 30.8 85.3 (2.3) 923 (10) 293 (3) 1959,1962
CJ20 90 1150 3.0 408 (22) 48.6 (1.2) 29.0 77.9 (5.88) 858 (71) 272 (21) 1933, 1959
Permanent plots
Xitoufu 73 1200 0.15 558 42.2 28.3 81.5 862 274 1928, 1930
Xitoufu 3000 81 1270 0.07 648 40.6 27.3 89.9 953 303 -
Xitoufu 5400 81 1270 0.07 538 39.5 28.1 69.8 729 233 -
Xitou 3000 95 1200 0.13 397 48.8 24.5 78.1 868 277 1928, 1930
Kadota 93 1100 0.15 471 48.5 25.6 90.7 1007 320 1928, 1930
  1. aNumbers in parentheses indicate standard error (n = 3).