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Early Growth of Native and Exotic Trees Planted on Degraded Tropical Pasture
This study describes the potential of two exotic and five native tree species to restore degraded land in Costa Rica.
Research Goals & Methods
Thirty blocks were established over 25 hectares of abandoned cattle pasture and tree height was measured at 3 and 7 years and tree survival was measured after 7 years.
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Forest Plantations in Costa Rica and Nicaragua: Performance of Species and Preferences of Farmers
This paper presents data on the survival and growth of mixed native and exotic forest plantations established on abandoned pastures in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. The article also includes information on farmer species preference and socioeconomic information.
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