Tsai, Lim Meng and Hamzah, Mohd Basri (1985) Biomass Accumulation in a Naturally Regenerating Lowland Secondary Forest and an Acacia mangium Stand in Sarawak. Pertanika, 8 (2). pp. 237-242.
The floristic composition and the above ground biomass of a naturally regenerating area and a three-and-a-half year-old Acacia mangium stand are compared. The naturally regenerating area averages 1.5 m in height; generally has more variety of plants and is dominated by Imperata cylindrica, Dicranopteris linearis, Pteridium sp. and Scleria sp. whereas the A. mangium stand has a top height of 15.5 m and fewer genera of plants (including cocoa). I. cylindrica and D. linearis were also found in the A. mangium stand but grew less vigorously in isolated patches. There was 6.2 t/ha of live organic matter in the naturally regenerating area and approximately 59.0 t/ha in the A. mangium stand.
|Keyword:||Floristics; biomass; secondary forest; Acacia mangium,|
|Faculty or Institute:||Faculty of Forestry|
|Deposited By:||Nur Izzati Mohd Zaki|
|Deposited On:||12 Nov 2009 03:51|
|Last Modified:||27 May 2013 07:00|
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