Biomass carbon accumulation in aging Japanese cedar plantations in Xitou, central Taiwan

  title={Biomass carbon accumulation in aging Japanese cedar plantations in Xitou, central Taiwan},
  author={Chih-Hsin Cheng and Chih-Yu Hung and Chiou-Peng Chen and Chuang-Wun Pei},
  booktitle={Botanical Studies},
Japanese cedar (Chrytomeria japonica D. Don) is an important plantation species in Taiwan and represents 10% of total plantation area. It was first introduced in 1910 and widely planted in the northern and central mountainous areas of Taiwan. However, a change in forest management from exotic species to native species in 1980 had resulted in few new Japanese cedar plantations being established. Most Japanese cedar plantations are now between 30 and 50 years old and reaching their rotation… CONTINUE READING
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