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Tropical Secondary Forest and Its Succession Following Traditional Slash-and-Burn Agriculture in Mencimai, East Kalimantan

  • Yasuyuki Okimori
  • Paulus Matius
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 140)

Abstract

Secondary forests in Southeast Asian regions have been extending rapidly to constitute various types of forest. Recently, the principal disturbances due to human impact, such as mechanized commercial logging, slash-and-burn agriculture, and the development of large-scale estates of cash crops, have accelerated the formation of secondary forests in the tropics(Kartawinata et al. 1989; Chapter 1, this volume).The structures of these secondary forests are dependent on the frequency and intensity with which disturbances occurred in previous forests.

Keywords

Secondary Forest Fallow Land Tree Stage Pole Stage Pioneer Tree Species 
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  • Yasuyuki Okimori
  • Paulus Matius

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