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Table 2 Mortality rates by stem count and basal area for focal species and major groupings, based on remeasurements of individual trees

From: Predisposing factors’ effects on mortality of oak (Quercus) and hickory (Carya) species in mature forests undergoing mesophication in Appalachian Ohio

Group Species Sample size Stem count mortality (%) Basal area mortality (%)
White oak subgenus White oak 130 23.4 21.7
Chestnut Oak 169 19.8 19.8
Total 299 22.4 20.8
Red oak subgenus Northern red oak 66 41.8 34.0
Black oak 60 26.7 23.0
Scarlet oak 24 61.3 78.8
Total 150 41.3 40.0
Oak genus Total oaks 449 28.7 28.7
Hickory genus Pignut hickory 52 23.9 30.9
All trees Total trees 501 28.3 28.7