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Record number 439345
Title Frankincense tree recruitment failed over the past half century
Author(s) Tolera Feyissa, M.; Sass, U.G.W.; Eshete, A.; Bongers, F.; Sterck, F.J.
Source Forest Ecology and Management 304 (2013). - ISSN 0378-1127 - p. 65 - 72.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2013.04.036
Department(s) Forest Ecology and Forest Management
PE&RC
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2013
Keyword(s) annual growth rings - long-term growth - dry-forest trees - boswellia-papyrifera - pterocarpus-angolensis - population-dynamics - age-determination - acacia-erioloba - seed predation - tropical trees
Abstract Boswellia papyrifera (Burseraceae) trees grow in dry woodlands south of the Sahara and produce frankincense, the economically important olio-gum resin used for cultural and religious ceremonies throughout the world and as raw material in several industries. Across its distribution area, this species is threatened by farmland expansion, fire, improper tapping and overgrazing. Most of its populations lack saplings and small-sized trees (e.g.
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