Resource Use Activities, Conservation and Management of Natural Resources of African Savannas

@inproceedings{Geldenhuys2008ResourceUA,
  title={Resource Use Activities, Conservation and Management of Natural Resources of African Savannas},
  author={Coert Johannes Geldenhuys and Janice S. Golding},
  year={2008}
}
Africa has a wide range of vegetation types, from tropical moist forests to deserts. Savannas cover about 40 % of the continent, and are home to most of the people. African savannas form part of 10 major vegetation regions described in this chapter. Four factors dominate a savanna structure and function: supply of water and nutrients are primary determinants, which define and constrain the potential consequences of fire and herbivory. The savannas have the highest density and growth rates of… CONTINUE READING

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