Comparison of Agroforests and Protected Forests in the East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania

@inproceedings{Hall2011ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of Agroforests and Protected Forests in the East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania},
  author={Jaclyn M. Hall and Thomas W. Gillespie and Moses Mwangoka},
  booktitle={Environmental management},
  year={2011}
}
Comparative studies on plant species richness, endemism, floristic composition, and structure between protected and unprotected forests are few in the Eastern Arc Mountains, one of the most biodiverse ecosystems in Africa. This study from one mountain range, the East Usambaras, examines floristic and structural tree data from 41–0.5 ha plots in four types of Eastern Arc forest: active agroforests, recently abandoned agroforests, mature secondary forest, and natural forest. Active agroforests… CONTINUE READING

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