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Trees and farming in the dry zone of southern Honduras II: the potential for tree diversity conservation

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The potential of the dry zone agro-ecosystem of southern Honduras to contribute to the conservation of Mesoamerican dry forest tree diversity is evaluated. Four rural communities containing eight land uses were surveyed using rapid botanical sampling resulting in the identification of 241 tree and shrub species. As a result of ordination analysis, it is concluded that the land uses are relatively similar in their species composition, particularly maize fields (milpas), fallows, pastures and w...

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10.1023/A:1026360205113

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Plant Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS
Volume:
59
Issue:
2
Pages:
107-117
Publication date:
2003-01-01
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ISSN:
0167-4366
Source identifiers:
49945
Language:
English
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uuid:0a13d851-5005-4418-bdf1-a22134e8a2f1
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2012-12-19

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