Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 293

Full Length Research Paper

A photographic method for measurement of tree height: More accurate and simpler than other methods?

David E. Fulkerson
  • David E. Fulkerson
  • College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
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  •  Received: 22 December 2020
  •  Accepted: 15 February 2021
  •  Published: 31 March 2021


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