Liocourt’s law for tree diameter distribution in forest stands

Abstract

Liocourt’s legacy for the law on steady-state uneven-aged forests has been questioned. We propose a new interpretation of his results published in 1898 and refer to a manuscript dated 1900 to clarify that he established this law. Liocourt’s law states that in steady-state uneven-aged forests, the number of trees in successive diameter classes of equal width… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s13595-016-0563-4

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