Carbon sequestration and biodiversity of re-growing miombo woodlands in Mozambique

Forest Ecology and Management

- Todas as Províncias

Land management in tropical woodlands is being used to sequester carbon (C), alleviate poverty and protect biodiversity, among other benefits. Our objective was to determine how slash-and-burn agriculture affected vegetation and soil C stocks and biodiversity on an area of miombo woodland in Mozambique, and how C stocks and biodiversity responded once agriculture was abandoned.We sampled twenty-eight 0.125 ha plots that had previously been cleared for subsistence agriculture and had been left to re-grow for 2 to 25 years, and fourteen 0.25 ha plots of protected woodlands, recording stem diameter distributions and species, collecting wood for density determination, and soil from 0 to 0.3 m for determination of %C and bulk density.

- Inglês

- Nenhuma restrição

- Biodiversidade Florestal

- Artigo com revisão pelos pares e teses universitárias

- Diversidade biológica e cultural;
- Restauração do Ecossistema

- Nenhuma / Não aplicável