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1 March 2014 Test of the accuracy of an age-height model for saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea)
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A test of a general growth-model to estimate the age of Carnegiea gigantea, a keystone species of the Sonoran Desert, was conducted. Results suggest that standard errors are low (<2 years) and the model is robust for estimating age of establishment of the long-lived saguaro cactus.
Taly Dawn Drezner and Raymond M. Turner "Test of the accuracy of an age-height model for saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea)," The Southwestern Naturalist 59(1), (1 March 2014). https://doi.org/10.1894/N04-JB-39.1
Received: 31 August 2012; Accepted: 1 March 2013; Published: 1 March 2014
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