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Table 6 Comparision between regression-based and BEF-based biomass at a given D2H

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 b 1 \( {\tilde{b}}_1 \) Difference (%)
1 Taproot + stump 0.0045 0.0049 9.4855
2 Lateral roots 0.0051 0.0041 −20.1840
3 Root system (1 + 2) 0.0097 0.0090 −7.2427
4 Stem wood 0.0251 0.0230 −8.3224
5 Stem bark 0.0028 0.0027 −4.3334
6 Stem (4 + 5) 0.0279 0.0257 −7.9220
7 Branches 0.0114 0.0103 −10.0394
8 Foliage 0.0004 0.0008 112.0524
9 Crown (7 + 8) 0.0118 0.0111 −5.9007
10 Shoot system (6 + 9) 0.0398 0.0368 −7.5541
11 Whole tree (3 + 10) 0.0494 0.0458 −7.3058
  1. The major components and their values are indicated in bold font