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Handful of heavyweight trees per acre are forest champs - UW Today

Big trees three or more feet in diameter accounted for nearly half the biomass measured at a Yosemite National Park site, yet represented only 1 percent of the trees growing there. Jim Lutz, research scientist in Environmental and Forest Sciences, is lead author of a paper on the largest quantitative study yet of the importance of big trees in temperate forests. 

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