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Table 2 Total area and total calculated live tree biomass C stocks and the increments of C stocks in 2012–2022 period for Japanese cedar plantations in Taiwan

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

Stand age (years) Total area (ha) Total biomass C stocksa(x 103Mg) ∆ C in 2022 (x 103Mg)
>80 781 215 15
70-80 3,606 906 78
60-70 1,524 349 36
50-60 8,201 1,657 209
40-50 13,150 2,245 369
30-40 12,710 1,882 380
20-30 194 24 6
< 20 0 0 0
Total 40,169 7,287 1,093
Area-weighted C stocks   182 209
(Mg C ha-1)   (in 2012) (in 2022)
  1. aCalculated equation: [541.3×(1–0.9695×exp (-0.0081× age))] × area.