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- Landeen, Melissa L.; Kitchen, Stanley G.; Allphin, Loreen; Petersen, Steven L.
- Rangeland ecology & management 2019 v.72 no.3 pp. 515-522
- stemwood, etc ; Artemisia tridentata subsp. vaseyana; age determination; age structure; bark; branches; furrows; growth rings; mortality; nondestructive methods; plant age; plant height; population dynamics; regression analysis; shrubs; stand age; Utah; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Current methods for determining plant age of shrub species require destructive sampling and annual growth ring analysis on the primary stem. Although individual plant ages can frequently be determined in this manner, the method is time consuming and of limited value for plants that have lost stem wood from stem splitting and rot. Nondestructive methods for estimating big sagebrush (Artemisia tride ...