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Development of floristic diversity in 10-year-old restoration forests on a bauxite mined site in Amazonia.Author(s): J. A. Parrotta; O. H. Knowles; J.M. Wunderle Jr.
Source: Forest Ecology and Management. 99(1-2) :21-42.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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DescriptionPatterns of plant and animal diversity were studied in a 10-year-old native species reforestation area at a bauxite-mined site at porto Trombetas in western Para State, Brazil. Understorey and overstorey floristic composition and structure, understorey light conditions, forest floor development and soil properties were evaluated in a total of 38 78.5-m2
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CitationParrotta, J. A.; Knowles, O. H., and Wunderle Jr., J.M. 1997. Development of floristic diversity in 10-year-old restoration forests on a bauxite mined site in Amazonia. Forest Ecology and Management. 99(1-2) :21-42.
KeywordsBrazil, forest restoration, plantation, seed dispersal, succesion, wildlife
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