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Table 2 Allometric functions of the best fits for the different tree dendrometric variables: Diameter at breast height (DBH), height (H), crown diameter (CD) and total above ground dry biomass (AGB) in the Gergera watershed, Ethiopia

From: Carbon stocks and sequestration potential of dry forests under community management in Tigray, Ethiopia

Woody species Dependent variable Allometric equation r 2 F p
Juniperus procera AGB AGB = 1.12 × DBH 1.54 0.95 531.95 p < 0.001
AGB AGB = 1.13 × CD1.9 0.68 49.18 p < 0.001
AGB AGB = 1.43 × H1.79 0.54 28.06 p < 0.001
Acacia abyssinica AGB AGB = 0.55 × DBH1.89 0.97 438.13 p < 0.001
AGB AGB = 0.74 × H2.15 0.93 177.69 p < 0.001
AGB AGB = 0.11 × CD3.27 0.78 43.6 p < 0.001