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The dry forest is currently the most threatened of the Caledonian biomes. It is truly the heart of the Caledonian ecosystems, which are known world wide for their exceptional biodiversity. The terms “dry forest” or “sclerophyllous forest” are given to forest formations that develop in a dry climate (less than 1100mm of rain per year). In comparison, the rest of the island of Grande Terre receives about 2500mm of rain per year. The Caledonian dry forests are found on the west end of New Caledonia and extend to up to 300 meters à 400m above the coast. They are often found on sedimentary rock, and occasionally on basaltic rock. For about six months each year, they are subject to a dry season with drying trade winds. ... [Information of the supplier]
The Forestry Compendium is a unique global compilation of knowledge on forestry. Being a dynamic multimedia encyclopaedia, the Compendium has a comprehensive, worldwide coverage on tropical, subtropical, temperate and boreal tree species of major economic importance, and lesser-known species of local importance. It now also covers in detail many of the pests that damage these trees. It is a reference tool, which provides a basis for informed selection of woody species for a variety of uses, including for trials in plantation, agroforestry and natural forest systems. ... [Information of the supplier, modified]
Die FVA Baden-Württemberg in Freiburg ist Ihr Ansprechpartner für alle Fragen rund um das Thema Wald und Forstwirtschaft. Im Rahmen von Forschungs- und Entwicklungsprojekten erfüllt sie die Aufgabe, zielorientierte, praxisnahe und konkrete Konzepte und Informationen für Waldbesitzer, Förster und die interessierte Öffentlichkeit zu erarbeiten. ... [Information des Anbieters]