The value of primary, secondary, and plantation forests for a neotropical herpetofauna.

@article{Gardner2007TheVO,
  title={The value of primary, secondary, and plantation forests for a neotropical herpetofauna.},
  author={Toby Alan Gardner and Marco Ant{\^o}nio Ribeiro-J{\'u}nior and Jos Barlow and Teresa Cristina Sauer {\'A}vila-Pires and Marinus Steven Hoogmoed and Carlos A Peres},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={775-87}
}
Plantation forests and second-growth forests are becoming dominant components of many tropical forest landscapes. Yet there is little information available concerning the consequences of different forestry options for biodiversity conservation in the tropics. We sampled the leaf-litter herpetofauna of primary, secondary, and Eucalyptus plantation forests in the Jari River area of northeastern Brazilian Amazonia. We used four complementary sampling techniques, combined samples from 2 consecutive… CONTINUE READING
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