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Floristic composition of the Atlantic rain forest, in natural regeneration, Pariquera-acu, SP - Brazil

Custodio Filho, A.C.; Franco, G.A.D.C.; Dias, A.C.

Revista do Instituto Florestal 6: 87-98


Accession: 003143472

After 12 years without agricultural use and with a scrub vegetation, the soil fertility of a former tropical rain forest site in Sao Paulo was tested by cultivating Zea mays. Three different soil preparations were used: burning, parterring and removal of the stubs (?remaining vegetation). The area was allowed to regenerate for 2 yr, and the composition of the resulting vegetation analysed.

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