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Table 3 Akaike information criterion (AIC) values for eight models tested for the modelling radial variation in the three wood properties against cambial age using pooled point-level data by site

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

Models Wood density (kg m−3) MFA (degrees) MOE (GPa)
Strathblane Geeveston Florentine Strathblane Geeveston Florentine Strathblane Geeveston Florentine
Cambial age
  Linear 4282 2274 1915 2037 1038 833 1861 985 817
  Asymptotic exponential (Eq. (2)) 1701 961 736 1775 972 819
  Asymptotic exponential with offset 1776 972 819
  3-parameter logistic (Eq. (3)) 1774 968 817
  4-parameter logistic (Eq. (1)) 4257 2263 1905 945 736 1776 969 917
  Weibull
  Gompertz 1720 739 739 1774 970 818
  Michaelis-Menten
  1. Eqs. (1)–(3) are the equations of the selected models described in the methodology and values in italics show their AIC values, (−) indicates that models did not converge