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Can rangelands gain from bush encroachment? Carbon stocks of communal grazing lands invaded by Prosopis juliflora
(Elsevier Ltd., 2017-06)
Rangeland ecosystems are rapidly declining due to overgrazing and bush encroachment. Little is known about how important bush encroachment is for climate change mitigation. We estimated woody plant biomass at different ...
Variations in soil properties and native woody plant species abundance under Prosopis juliflora invasion in Afar grazing lands, Ethiopia
(Springer Nature, 2020-06-30)
Introduction Pastoralism and agro-pastoralism are the major modes of life in arid and semi-arid rangelands. However, rangeland quality and quantity are rapidly deteriorating due to a number of natural and human-induced ...
Carbon stocks and sequestration potential of dry forests under community management in Tigray, Ethiopia
(Springer Open, 2017-06-20)
Introduction: Forests form a major component of the carbon (C) reserves in the world’s ecosystems. However, little is known on how management influences C stocks of woody vegetation, particularly in dry areas. We ...