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Miombo ecology and management

E. N. Chidumayo

Miombo ecology and management

an introduction

by E. N. Chidumayo

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Published by IT Publications in association with the Stockholm Environment Institute in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest ecology -- Africa, Southern.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Africa, Southern -- Management.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEmmanuel N. Chidumayo.
    ContributionsStockholm Environment Institute (Stockholm, Sweden)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 166 p. ;
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18114903M
    ISBN 101853394114
    LC Control Number97070831

    The chapter furthermore identifies gaps in knowledge, and thus future research fields, and highlights areas of adapted fire management approaches. Center for International Forestry Research. During the dry season frosts frequently occur, especially in the valleys [ 22 ]. While a large number of people live in urban centers, an estimated 73 percent of the Zimbabwean population live in rural areas and rely on subsistence farming as a livelihood Barnes

    In this study we also calculated the Shannon Diversity Index [ 36 ]: In the Shannon Diversity Indexis the number of individuals of species in a given plot divided by the total number of individuals in the plot, ln is the natural logarithm, and is the sum of the calculations. Large carnivores in the region include lion Panthera leoleopard Panthera parduscheetah Acinonyx jubatusspotted hyena Crocuta crocuta and side-striped jackal Canis adustus. The human population of the study area mostly belongs to the ethnic group Cokwe. Zimbabwe Bulletin of Forestry Research: Besides, the impact of Miombo woodlands utilization in relation to biodiversity and ecosystem service provision is not well understood.

    Or will deliberately using parks as bridgeheads for better land use and engines for rural development produce more and better conservation? The results point also to a link between fire-tolerance and genetic diversity, as judged by the higher diversity levels observed in B. Bacher, M. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.


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Almost half the park consists of plateau where miombo is dominant, although grassland is also found Miombo ecology and management book the plateau and along rivers. Ministry of Agriculture, Maputo, Mozambique.

Doherty, T. Nearly all fires are ignited by humans, and this has been so since at least the Iron Age Chidumayo ; Eriksen Timberlake, J. Global Environ Res —22 Google Scholar Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity Pastoralism, nature conservation and development: a good practice guide.

Google Scholar Albano, G. For example, patches of dry forest occur Miombo ecology and management book larger landscapes of miombo woodlands in several areas. Makuvise Status of forests and woodlands, and patterns of conversion. Map of African vegetation, showing the Miombo woodlands in dark green Source: White, Brown, editors.

The savannas: biogeography and geobotany. The Atlas of Southern African Birds. Zambezian Mopane Woodland surrounds most of this area and separates this block from the second largest section of the Southern Miombo Woodland ecoregion. Blake, S. Pereira The fauna is diverse.

As a consequence, the range and type of goods and services provided by the woodlands may be altered. New Global warming and Africa climate change: A reassessment. Reptiles include common crocodiles while the endemics are the two sub-species of the spotted flat lizardand the chameleon Chamaeleon tornieri although the validity of this last species classification has been questioned.

Sweet The Lancet, 36, — Besides that, tree species frequencies dropped 28— Hobbs, R. Canziani, N. Climate Research, 17, — As well as a diverse tree community, miombo is rich in other plants Coates Palgrave et al.

Thinking for more effective fire management. While miombo woodland in general provides important habitat for many large animals, the ecoregion does not support high densities of mammals per unit area, probably due to the seasonally arid conditions and poor soil, and hence forage quality.

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Climate change and wildland fires in Mozambique

Averyt, M. To explore information on samples and variables species we used a Principal Component Analysis biplot [ 50 ]. The relative dominance see 6 was obtained by dividing the total basal area for a given species by the total basal area of all species per plot.

These individuals belong to 51 species from 38 genera and 19 families.

Miombo Woodlands Research Towards the Sustainable Use of Ecosystem Services in Southern Africa

Tapper The sensitivity of Australian fire danger to climate change.miombo woodlands (on -going). • An integrated approach to maximize the use of NTFP and to improve agricultural systems in the Miombo woodlands (submitted to the African Union) – Considering Fire is the main management tool • Socio-Ecological Observatory of SA Woodlands (SEOSAW), collate and analyse existing plot data in the.

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The relationship between woodland use, livestock.Book: Miombo ecology and management: an introduction. This book, which was ebook and tested as a handbook ebook a training course held at the Stockholm Environment Institute in Aprilprovides comprehensive details of the climate, environment, ecology and species characteristics of miombo, and describes methods for assessing the Cited by:

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