Table 7: Evaluation of the selected general and site specific models for tree total, branches, and stem biomass.

TypeSectionSelected modelPrediction error%Model efficiency
Dindili RondoAllDindiliRondoAll

GeneralTotal tree biomass7−1.265350.280.81−0.61−0.10
9−6.596053.120.830.87−0.25
10−14.9719.102.060.810.910.87
Chave et al., 2014 [12]−12.5923.24−5.330.850.860.86
Masota, 2015 [34]25.07151.3088.10.84−1.78−0.84
Branches biomass6−13.588056.660.60−0.47−0.02
8−13.968756.680.60−0.47−0.02
10−14.8747.1716.160.590.840.74
Stem biomass6−23.4638−4.400.300.480.44
9−21.9529.964.320.480.590.56
109.1723.5716.370.720.910.86

Site specific (regional)Total tree biomass65.160.94
76.470.72
8−1.260.77
91.680.94
103.754.310.880.93
Branches biomass64.820.87
711.800.65
84.624.000.880.76
105.897.140.690.69
Stem biomass69.069.390.830.72
87.077.170.930.80
1017.5212.730.710.91

The best selected models are in bold and italic.  Significantly different from zero ().