Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Always Wondered Question #1

What percent of insects die violently?


  1. Self-thinning is a behavior that uses a pseudo-density dependent function designed to increase the death rate in dense uniform-age stands. You specify a maximum DBH at which to apply it - above this DBH a tree will not die. There is nothing in this behavior which makes it specifically for adult trees - the name is to match existing SORTIE conventions.

    Trees killed by this behavior will have a mortality reason code of "natural".

  2. 80-99.99% (