Recovery of species richness and conservation of native Atlantic forest trees in the cacao plantations of southern Bahia in Brazil

@article{Sambuichi2006RecoveryOS,
  title={Recovery of species richness and conservation of native Atlantic forest trees in the cacao plantations of southern Bahia in Brazil},
  author={Regina Helena Rosa Sambuichi and Mundayatan Haridasan},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={3681-3701}
}
The Atlantic forests of southern Bahia in Brazil present great species richness and a high degree of endemism. A large part of these native forests were transformed into cacao plantations in an agroforestry system known locally as cabrucas, where native trees were culled and cacao was planted under the shade of remaining trees. The present study analyzed the influence of time of implantation (age) and time of abandonment of management practices on tree species diversity of cabruca plantations… CONTINUE READING
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