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Table 2 Summary statistics for plantations and sample trees

From: Radial variation in modulus of elasticity, microfibril angle and wood density of veneer logs from plantation-grown Eucalyptus nitens

Silviculture Site
Strathblane Geeveston Florentine
Establishment (year) 1993 1991 1993
Management Thinned and pruned Thinned and pruned Pulp
Establishment spacing (m) 2 by 4 2.5 by 3 2 by 4
Initial stocking (stems ha−1) 1250 1334 1250
Age (year) at thinning [retained stems, ha−1] 11 [300] 10 [192] Unthinned
Age (year) at pruning [pruning height, m] 3 [−]1 and 5 [6] 4 [−]1 and 6 [6] Unpruned
Harvest characteristics
  Felling age (years) 20 22 20
  Harvest stocking (stems ha−1) 292 196 669
  DBH2 (cm) 31.2 43.1 26.9
  Basal area (m2 ha−1) 23.2 30.3 41.3
  DBH2 of sampled trees (cm) 30.0 42.7 33.9
  Height of sampled trees (m) 26.9 37.5 36.4
  Slenderness of sampled trees3 90.5 92.0 107.8
  1. 1Pruning height unknown
  2. 2Diameter at breast height over bark
  3. 3Tree height/DBH