Research on plantation forests

Paul Cass casspa at atlantis.CS.ORST.EDU
Sat Jan 23 12:39:38 EST 1993

I am looking for comments, bibliographies, experts, datasets, or case
histories on tree plantations on degraded land in developing countries.
I am particularly interested in the social and environmental impacts of
exotics e.g. acacia or eucalypts.  I am operating under the assumption
that both damages and benefits have been experienced, and that the 
effects are usually site-specific.

The paper I'm preparing is only about tree plantations on degraded land,
where native forests have not existed for sometime, although facts about
intentional replacement of native forests with plantations would be

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