xv, 407p., Figs., Tables, Bib., 23 cm. (First pub. in 1982) ISBN: 8170893747/81-7089-374-7. ISBN-13: 9788170893745/978-81-7089-374-5.
CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction. Part I: Measurement of Individual Trees: 2. Measurement of Diameter and Girth. 3. Measurement of Height. 4. Trees Stem Form. 5. Measurement of Area. 6. Measurement of Volume of Trees. 7. Measurement of Weight and Biomass. 8. Age of Trees. 9. Determination of Growth of Trees. Part II: Measurement of Crops and Forest Inventories: 10. Measurement of Crops. 11. Forest Statistics. 12. Forest Inventory. 13. Point Sampling. 14. Estimation of Growth and Yield of Stands. 15. Remote Sensing. 16. Electronic Data Processing.
This book is divided into two parts. The first part deals with measurement of individual trees and second part with the measurement of forest crops and forest inventories. The book describes instruments and techniques which have been in use in this country for several decades on the one hand and sophisticated instruments, modern statistical techniques and methods of preparing forest inventories. Some chapters on point sampling, remote sensing and aerial photography and electronic data processing have been included in this book.