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Title: The forest resources of Puerto Rico

Author: Birdsey, Richard A.; Weaver, Peter L.

Date: 1982

Source: Resour. Bull. SO-85. New Orleans, Louisiana: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 65 p.

Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)

Description: A forest survey conducted in 1980 found 130 thousand hectares of potential commercial timberland and 148 thousand hectares of other forest land. Most of the forest area has regrown on abandoned pasture and cropland including coffee production areas. The timberland areas are composed of numerous species and forest conditions.

Keywords: forest inventory, secondary forests, coffee shade forests, timber volume, forest acreage, tropical forest management

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Birdsey, Richard A.; Weaver, Peter L. 1982. The forest resources of Puerto Rico. Resour. Bull. SO-85. New Orleans, Louisiana: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 65 p.

 


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