dendrometer


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dendrometer

[den′dräm·əd·ər]
(forestry)
A device used to measure a tree's height and diameter using principles based on the relation of the sides of similar triangles.
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All changes in the stem volume and temperature were measured using dendrometers, data on precipitation were obtained from Rekyvas meteorology station and data on cloud cover--from Siauliai meteorology station
Using dendrometer bands, Keeland (1994) found that trees growing in our upstream site had significantly lower growth than trees in our downstream site or any other nearby site in 1989 and 1990.
Evaluation of the Barr & Stroud FP15 and Criterion 400 Laser Dendrometers for Measuring Upper Stem Diameters and Heights.
2010) evaluated the efficiency of use of dendrometers in plum, as an indicator for irrigation management, using the concept of signal strength.
I continue to be intrigued by sap-flow devices and dendrometers for use in plant-based water-status measurements.
Dimension analysis and dendrometers will be used to measure tree and shrub growth.