Afforestation of bottomland hardwoods in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley: Status and trends

Abstract

The Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley (LMAV) originally supported at least 10 million ha of bottomland hardwood (BLH) forests. Many of these forests were wetlands and provided a diversity of values that were not recognized fully until at least one-half of the original forested area had been converted primarily to row-crop agriculture. Efforts to restore… (More)
DOI: 10.1672/0277-5212(2001)021[0602:AOBHIT]2.0.CO;2

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