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This e-book is the results of a global collaborative learn attempt targeting the tropical montane forests of Mexico and the temperate rain forests of southern South the United States. The over-all target of the examine was once to enquire the impression of human task at the key tactics influencing biodiversity in fragmented woodland landscapes, and to exploit the study effects to enhance functional instruments for comparing land use judgements, thereby indicating how sustainable woodland administration may be completed in perform. on hand In Print

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Ediciones Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile. , Bookbinder, M. and Ledec, G. (1995) A Conservation Assessment of the Terrestrial Ecoregions of Latin America and the Caribbean. WWF – World Bank, Washington, DC. Donoso, C. and Lara, A. (1995) Utilización de los bosques nativos en Chile: pasado, presente y futuro. , Villagrán, C. K. (eds) Ecología de los Bosques Nativos de Chile. Editorial Universitaria, Santiago, Chile, pp. 363–387. , Grez, A. and Simonetti, J. (2003) Effects of forest fragmentation on the granivory of differently sized seeds.

Df = 1. Rio Maule-Cobquecura, Chile Period 1: 1975–1990 Intercept Distance to patch edge Patch size Period 2: 1990–2000 Null model Distance to patch edge Slope N = 1489 points (1975–1990) and 622 (1990–2000). Df = 1. 006 Continued 32 C. Echeverría et al. 4. s. * *** *** *** N = 1000 points in both periods. Df = 1. , not significant. , 2002). These forests have been reduced severely and degraded over time owing to logging for timber and fuelwood, and clearance for cultivation. 4% per year). 1% per year respectively.

The natural forest is mainly dominated by secondary forest of Nothofagus species (N. obliqua and N. glauca) (Fagaceae) and sclerophyllous species. At present, approximately 5% of the native forest in the VII region is under the National System of Protected Areas (SNASPE), while the remaining forests lack cohesive protection. 5032 km2 and is characterized by a rainy temperate climate with an oceanic influence and without dry periods (Di Castri and Hajek, 1976). The landscape is dominated by a broadleaved evergreen temperate rainforest within a matrix of agricultural land and pastures.

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