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Table 3 Growth case (GC) settings

From: Dynamic life-cycle carbon analysis for fast pyrolysis biofuel produced from pine residues: implications of carbon temporal effects

Growth case Site index Planting density (trees ha−1) Precommercial thinning Residual basal areaa (m2 ha−1) Fertilization application time (after planting)
GC1 60 2152 N/A N/A Years 10 and 16
GC2 90 2152 N/A N/A Years 10 and 16
GC3 90 2152 Year 12 20.7 Years 13 and 19
  1. aResidual basal area is the total area of the tree stem at the base after thinning [102]