Post-cultivation Secondary Succession in a Venezuelan Lower Montane Rain Forest

Abstract

Since tropical rain forests are widely threatened by conversion to agriculture, even within protected areas, an understanding of recovery processes is important for restoration of forest ecosystems and thus conservation of their biodiversity. Secondary succession following land clearance and crop cultivation was studied in a lower montane rain forest in a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10531-004-1061-9

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