A list of variables provided by the sapling cohorts.

These variable names are used when binding a sapling to an ex

See also: tree variables and resource unit variables.

## General variables

Name |
Description |

year | current simulation year. |

species | cohort species. The species is a numeric constant (you can use species codes such as 'fasy') |

height | height of the cohort (m) |

age | age of the cohort cell (yrs) |

dbh | dbh (cm) of the cohort (calculated via HD ratio) |

nrep | number of trees represented by the cohort (calculated via the Reineke equation) |

foliagemass | foliage mass (kg) of each tree of the cohort (i.e. to calculate total foliage mass: foliagemass*nrep) |

x | x-coordinate of the sapling (meters, iLand reference system) |

y | y-coordinate of the sapling (meters, iLand reference system) |