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    The proliferation of degraded tropical landscapes in need of rehabilitation and the reduction of primary forest area have forced a closer collaboration between ecologist and land manager. this collaboration has led to new paradigms of forest management (combined in the term ecosystem management), new insight into forest ecology through comparative ecological functioning of these ecosystems.

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    Lugo, Ariel E. 1997. The apparent paradox of reestablishing species richness on degraded lands with tree monocultures. Forest Ecology and Management; 99(1-2):9-19.


    Degrades Land, Rehabilitation, Succession, Tree Plantations, tropical forestry

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