Plantation forests and biodiversity conservation

  title={Plantation forests and biodiversity conservation},
  author={David B. Lindenmayer and Richard J. Hobbs and David E. Salt},
  journal={Australian Forestry},
  pages={62 - 66}
Summary There are five key reasons why biodiversity conservation should be considered a part of plantation management. (1) The plantation estate is large, and balancing various land management values with wood and pulp production is important when extensive areas of land are involved. (2) The locations and management of new plantations will affect the biota that currently exist in such landscapes. (3) Maintaining some elements of biodiversity within plantations can have benefits for stand… 
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