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upland pine forests of Nicaragua

William M. Denevan

upland pine forests of Nicaragua

a study in cultural plant geography.

by William M. Denevan

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nicaragua.
    • Subjects:
    • Forest ecology.,
    • Pine.,
    • Forests and forestry -- Nicaragua.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 301-305.

      SeriesUniversity of California publications in geography,, v. 12, no. 4, University of California publications in geography ;, v. 12, no. 4.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG58 .C3 vol. 12, no. 4, QK938.F6 .C3 vol. 12, no. 4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 251-320 p.
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5842119M
      LC Control Number61064418
      OCLC/WorldCa1850985

      Denevan WM () The upland pine forests of Nicaragua, a study in cultural plant geography. Univ Cal Publ in Geography – Google Scholar Edgar B () No by: Location and description. Luzon is the largest island in the Philippines and lies at the north of the group of islands. These pine forests are found at elevations over m in the Cordillera Central mountains in the north of the island, where they are mixed in with areas of Luzon montane rain forests especially at the northern end of the range. The Cordillera Central includes Luzon's highest.

      Nicaragua - Where Diversity Abounds The Virtual Rainforest features plants and animals that are found in the lowland rainforests of Nicaragua and other Central American countries. Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America and perhaps the most diverse both economically and ecologically. Denevan WM, The upland Pine forests of Nicaragua. A study in cultural plant geography. University of California Publications in Geography, Berkeley and Los Angeles 12 (4), (). 87 refs. L.G. Dieters MJ; Thinh HH; Huong PT; Nhan HD, Review of the performance and suitability of Pinus caribaea in .

      of upland forests T R E E S? Why do communities make a special effort to conserve trees? The reasons to conserve trees are numerous. Trees and forests evoke emotions that cannot be quantified. They form biological communities that benefit us now and will add to the quality of life for future generations of plants, animals and people. The tropical evergreen forests are among the least well represented in Costa Rica's protected areas system (Stiles ), although large reserves exist in southern Nicaragua and eastern Panama. Only about , ha in the lowland Atlantic zone are currently protected and difficult economic conditions offer little likelihood that the area in.


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Additional Physical Upland pine forests of Nicaragua book Online version: Denevan, William M. Upland pine forests of Nicaragua. Berkeley, University of California Press, (OCoLC) The uplands and their vegetation are briefly described.

The Pine forests, consisting almost entirely of Pinus oocarpa, with scattered stands of P. caribaea and P. pseudostrobus, are found mainly between the and in.

isohyets at ft. alt., usually on shallow soils and associated with pyrophytic Oaks, grasses and ferns. It is suggested that, with good management and control of Cited by: The Upland Pine Forests of Nicaragua: A Study in Cultural Plant Geography () The Aboriginal Cultural Geography of the Llanos de Mojos of Bolivia () The Native Population of the Americas in (, 2nd ed.

) Hispanic Lands and Peoples: Selected Writings. Montane forests in Mediterranean climate are warm and dry except in winter, when they are relatively wet and mild. These forests are typically mixed conifer and broadleaf forests, with only a few conifer species.

Pine and juniper are typical trees found in Mediterranean montane forests. The broadleaf trees show more variety and are often evergreen, e.g. evergreen oak. BOOK NOTICES GENERAL The Upland Pine Forests of Nicaragua: A Study in Cultural Plant Geography.

By WILLIAM M. DENEVAN. Berkeley, University of California Press. University of California Publications in Geography, Vol No.

$ The uplands of Nicaragua support the extreme southern extention of forests of. NEW SUBSPECIES OF BIRDS FROM THE LOWLAND PINE SAVANNA OF NORTHEASTERN NICARAGUA THOM^S R.

HOWELL determined, and it is not continuous with the upland pine forests of that country. Throughout the savanna there are islands and incursions of low- his travels in a book, Through unknown Nicaragua (). InJ. Fletcher Street. Upland Pine Forest: With the exception of the slopes of several Pacific mountains, namely San Cristóbal and Las Casitas in Chinandega and Güisisíl in Matagalpa, the majority of Nicaragua’s pine forests are found in the north near Jalapa and Ocotal.

Pines particularly thrive on poor, acidic soils, which erode easily if the area is logged. Wildlife and the Upland Forests Upland hardwood forests represent a diverse natural community that is known for its rich species diversity.

These forests are able to support numerous animals by providing year-round food resources and shelter. Pollinating insects are attached to the many flowering plants and trees which produce a variety of foodFile Size: KB. Upland longleaf pine forests, woodlands, and savannas once occupied most of the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plains from southeastern Virginia south through the northern two-thirds of Florida and west to east Texas, with extensions into the Piedmont and mountains of Alabama and northwest by: extent of upland conifer forest has been reduced by two-thirds since settlement by people of European descent, as upland conifer forests have been replaced by aspen-dominated forests.

Fire has been replaced by clear-cut logging as the major stand-replacing disturbance. Most of the remaining upland conifer forests (pine) have beenFile Size: KB. Pine forests in Nueva Segovia in Nicaragua occur at m; these forests include Pinus oocarpa, P.

maximinoi and P. patula tecunumanii. The pine-oak forests in El Salvador have almost entirely been cleared. Some of the remaining forests include Quercus spp.

and Pinus oocarpa with other species like Cedrella mexicana, Clethra vulcanicola. The Legacy of Pre-Columbian Fire on the Pine-Oak Forests of Upland Guatemala Article (PDF Available) July with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Denevan, W.M. () The upland pine forests of Nicaragua: A study in cultural plant geography. University of California Publications in Geography, 12, – Google ScholarCited by: Upland forests are found on mesic to dry sites throughout the Laurentian Mixed Forest and Eastern Broadleaf Forest provinces, and much less commonly in the Prairie Parkland and Tallgrass Aspen Parklands provinces.

The most characteristic feature of upland forests is a tree canopy, with aFile Size: KB. Nicaragua has some of the most extensive rainforests in Central America, even though most of the forests been cleared for agriculture, cattle grazing, and commercial logging, and by forest fires.

The restructuring of the economy to repay foreign debts is said to be contributing to the destruction of the countries' natural resources. The forests of the western highlands of Guatemala are an extension of the coniferous forests of the Mexican highlands.

Although Pinus oocarpa forests occur extensively in central Honduras and the northwestern highlands of Nicaragua (Denevan, ) and a few of the other conifers extend into El Salvador and Honduras (Mirov, ; Molina, Book Reviews The Lawn Book.

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Weed Control: as a Science. Microbiology. The Upland Pine Forests of Nicaragua: A Study of Cultural Plant Geography. A good example is the pine forests of Nicaragua (Denevan ).

Open pine stands occur both in the northern highlands (below 5, feet) and in the eastern (Miskito) lowlands, where warm temperatures and heavy rainfall generally favor mixed tropical montane forest or rainforest.

Find real reviews of Forests in Nicaragua from millions of real travelers. Want to discover incredible Forests in Nicaragua.

Find real reviews of Forests in Nicaragua from millions of real travelers. Forests in Jinotega Jinotega (2) I live and work in Jinotega de Pediatra, and many afternoons and mornings I take my bike and after cycling.

Two dominant forest types exist along the Atlantic Basin of Nicaragua, namely native pine forests (Pinus caribaea), which occur mostly on sandy soils along the flat coastal plains, and broadleaf.

One of the highlights of the trip was visiting the upland pine forests near the town of El Sauce. These are among the southernmost pine forests in the world. I knew them as the forests that Bill Denevan studied for his master's thesis, published in as The Upland Pine Forests of Nicaragua: A Study in Cultural Plant Geography (Univ.

of Cal.Nicaragua's major environmental problems are soil erosion, caused in part by cultivation of annual crops on steep slopes, and depletion of upland pine forests for lumber, fuel, and human settlement. The nation lost an average of 3% of its forest and woodland each year between and One contributing factor is the use of wood for fuel.GENERAL DISTRIBUTION: Sweetgum grows from Connecticut southward throughout the East to central Florida and eastern Texas.

It is found as far west as Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma and as far north as southern Illinois. It also grows in scattered locations in northeastern and central Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua [14,24,42].