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Holes and the sums of parts in Ghanaian forest: Regeneration, scale and sustainable use

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The current state of Ghana's forest is summarised. Considerable changes have occurred in the last decade, since Hall and Swaine's account and classification, due mainly to fire and logging. The requirements and potential for sustainable forest use are explored through a summary of patterns of regeneration, and of local and national distribution of individual species. Incisive indices of forest quality and condition are vital to good forest management. Various forest quality indices, summarisi...

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10.1017/S0269727000006126

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Plant Sciences
Journal:
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Section B: Biological Sciences
Volume:
104
Pages:
75-176
Publication date:
1996
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ISSN:
0269-7270
URN:
uuid:ec530b4f-b405-4933-85b8-4eeda9d310cb
Source identifiers:
130736
Local pid:
pubs:130736
Language:
English

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