Disturbance and regeneration in Amazonia: lessons for sustainable land-use

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Abstract

While the forests of Amazonia can easily recover from isolated and infrequent disturbances, its capacity to regenerate is in danger of being overwhelmed. It is vital to undersand the mechanisms of regeneration in order to assess what forms of land use are sustainable and, equally important, how damaged ecosystems might be restored. -after Journal summary

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)235-240
Number of pages6
JournalEcologist
Volume19
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Ecology

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