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Table 2 Regression equations based and BEF-based tree component biomass

From: Live above- and belowground biomass of a Mozambican evergreen forest: a comparison of estimates based on regression equations and biomass expansion factors

# Tree component Regression equation based biomass (Mg ha−1) BEF-based biomass (Mg ha−1)
1 Taproot + stump 16.8211 16.4818
2 Lateral roots 15.7750 13.6174
3 Root system (1 + 2) 32.5961 30.0992
4 Stem wood 84.7881 76.9789
5 Stem bark 9.7662 8.9609
6 Stem (4 + 5) 94.5543 85.9398
7 Branches 37.5688 34.3077
8 Foliage 2.3322 2.8375
9 Crown (7 + 8) 39.9010 37.1452
10 Shoot system (6 + 9) 134.4553 123.0850
11 Whole tree (3 + 10) 167.0517 153.1841
  1. The major components and their values are indicated in bold font