“Ordinary biodiversity” in western Burkina Faso (West Africa): what vegetation do the state forests conserve?

@article{Devineau2008OrdinaryBI,
  title={“Ordinary biodiversity” in western Burkina Faso (West Africa): what vegetation do the state forests conserve?},
  author={Jean-Louis Devineau and Anne Fournier and Sa{\"i}bou Nignan},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  year={2008},
  volume={18},
  pages={2075-2099}
}
The role of state forests in the conservation of the savannah environment of western Burkina Faso (West Africa) was assessed by considering the customary and fundamental biological components of plant diversity. The focus is on the “ordinary biodiversity” which constitutes the current environment of human populations and which generates their resources. Overall floristic composition, α, β, γ diversities and species accumulation curves of landscape units were compared inside and outside… CONTINUE READING

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