More Reasons For Pugu Conservation

Category: Nature
Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 January 2013 20:45
Written by Pugu Hills
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Biomass Increasing in Protected Forests even with unfavourable precipitation

 

Research (2012) in Ghana shows that even under negative climatic conditions like the long drought spell of Ghana the biomass of protected forests increases. A shift in the forest composition where species which are more drought resistant replace more drought sensitive species seems to explain the increase in biomass. More than 10.000 trees were monitored in 1990 and 2010.

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