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Coppice regeneration in some miombo woodlands of Malawi

J. D. Lowore

Coppice regeneration in some miombo woodlands of Malawi

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Published by Forestry Research Institute of Malawi in Zomba [Malawi] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJimmy D. Lowore.
SeriesFRIM report ;, no. 99001
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL146137M
LC Control Number99892924

The ecological dynamics of miombo woodlands have been shaped in many ways by humans, but it may not ever be possible to fully untangle just how. Humans have lived in the miombo ecosystem in Africa for so long that some anthropologically-inclined forest ecologists call . dambos and streams, or where rocky outcrops have given some protection from fire • Riparian forest Miombo View looking northwards towards Nganda Hill (2, m a.s.l.), the highest point on the Nyika Plateau. View of the Nyika Plateau looking north-wards from Nthakati Peak, Malawi. View looking southwards on Mwanda Mountain. Generally, the regrowth miombo vegetation had higher stocking, basal area, volume production, and tree species diversity compared to the bushland. Regeneration in the ngitilis was largely through coppice regrowth and root suckers, rather than through seeds.


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Coppice regeneration in some miombo woodlands of Malawi by J. D. Lowore Download PDF EPUB FB2

Miombo woodlands in three different areas within Malawi were coppiced in and assessed to determine the woodlands' ability to regenerate from coppices and seedlings. The number of shoots produced on each coppiced stump, the length and diameter of Cited by: 1. Abstract Miombo woodlands in three different areas within Malawi were coppiced in and assessed to determine the woodlands' ability to regenerate from coppices.

The rarity of seedlings and their low survival rate in miombo woodlands suggests that regeneration can best be promoted by managing coppice shoots (resprouts), but very few relevant studies have been undertaken (Grundy, ).Cited by: Most of the species in Miombo woodlands have the ability to produce root suckers and possesses epicormic buds which allow coppice regeneration when the aboveground.

In: Pierce GD, Gumbo DJ (eds) Proceedings of international symposium on the ecology and management of indigenous forests in southern Africa. Zimbabwe Forestry Commission and SAREC, Harare, pp - Mwabumba L, Chirwa PW, Lowore JD, Munthali CRY () Coppice and natural regeneration in some miombo woodlands of by: 6.

The Miombo woodlands are the most extensive warm dry forest type in southern Africa [], covering ca. million km 2 across seven countries: Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the north, Angola and Zambia in the east, and Malawi, Zimbabwe and Mozambique in the south [] (Figure 1).It is one of the most important ecosystems in the world, playing an important role at the.

Therefore, coppice with standard has been recommended as one of the future management options in management of miombo woodlands in Malawi in order to maximise tree species diversity whilst. Goods and services derived from miombo woodlands The value of miombo woodlands to rural households Customary woodland management practices Determinants of miombo woodland use and Coppice regeneration in some miombo woodlands of Malawi book Conclusions Chapter 6: Trade in woodland products from the miombo region Tim Brigham, Alex Coppice regeneration in some miombo woodlands of Malawi book and Emmanuel Chidumayo Introduction This proceedings contain 15 papers presented during the workshop on community-based woodland management conducted in September in Malawi.

The major topics of the papers include policy and institutional arrangements on woodland management, socioeconomic and cultural issues, ecology, silviculture and management of woodlands. Case studies and recommendations on.

Mwabumba L, Chirwa PW, Lowore JD, Munthali CRY () Coppice and natural regeneration in some miombo woodlands of Malawi. In: Mzoma RN, Mwabumba L, Chirwa PW (eds) Proceedings of a national workshop on community-based management of miombo woodlands in Malawi, Malawi, pp – Google Scholar.

Coppice regeneration for selected firewood species was assessed in a series of nine ha (25 × 50 m) coppice plots set up in in the Forest Reserve at the study site. Height (m) and basal diameter (cm) of the leading coppice shoot per stool was taken along with the total number of coppice shoots per stool.

role of miombo woodlands in supporting rural livelihoods in Malawi. The intention is that this information can help us approach indigenous woodland management from a more informed point of view. The Introduction describes in a general way the traditional relationship between people.

Miombo ecosystem is resilient. The most abundant species of mature trees (M1) in no degraded forest (Fig 5a) are present in the regeneration for each degree of forest degradation.

The most abundant species of mature trees in no degraded forest are: Baphia bequaertii, Brachystegia spiciformis, Marquesia macroura.

Browse in Miombo woodlands. In: Browse in Africa, the current state of knowledge. International Livestock Centre for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Lowore, J. Problems with management of natural forests in Malawi. Forest Research Institute of Malawi, Zomba.

Lowore, J.D. Coppice regeneration in some Miombo woodlands of Malawi. This is because miombo woodlands are located on some of the poorest soils in some of the driest regions Africa. Available yield data has been compiled by Frost (). Dry miombo coppice plots in Zambia had yields of about 2 m³ per ha per year.

Created Date: 3/9/ PM. Chapter 4: Miombo woodlands in the wider context: macro-economic and inter-sectoral influences Salome Misana, Claude Mung’ong’o and Billy Mukamuri Introduction Historical perspectives on miombo woodland utilisation National policies and their impact on.

trees. Opening up Miombo woodlands results in exposure of stumps to sunlight, which enhances coppicing effectiveness of most of the Miombo woodland species; 8 Miombo Network Using and restoring the Miombo woodlands: needs for an integrated and holistic approach in ecosystem management for long –term sustainability.

Policy Brief. 1. Tropical dry woodlands are thought to be declining as a result of human activity. Aerial photograph analysis showed measurable conversion of closed canopy miombo* to sparse woodland in Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi, from to This multi‐disciplinary study investigates the possible contributions to these impacts by local use of domestic fuelwood, construction poles and.

Most stands, therefore, have trees of similar age and size. Healthy Miombo woodlands should have stands in different stages of recovery, from young regrowth, to advanced re-growth, to mature woodland, with some old-growth stands, and provide the basis for sustainable resource use.

Another miombo “product” is honey. The honeybee, Apis mellifera, is native to the miombo woodlands of southern Africa. It evolved to harvest the pollen and nectar of the multitude of miombo trees that flower. Humans, honeyguides, and honey badgers are some of the species that have coevolved with honeybees in the miombo woodlands.

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Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. Abbot, J.I.O. Rural subsistence and protected areas: community use of the miombo woodlands of Lake Malawi National Park.

Ph.D. thesis, University College, University of London. Abrahams, R. The political organization of Unyamwezi. Cambridge University Press. AGRITEX n.d.

Drought relief seed packs and fertiliser distribution records. Lowore, Janet, “Miombo Woodlands and Rural Livelihoods in Malawi.” Prepared for the Center for International Forestry, Harare, Zimbabwe. click. Lowore, Jimmy D., “Coppice Regeneration in Some Miombo Woodlands of Malawi.” FRIM Report No.

Forest Research Institute of Malawi. Seeding, seedling plantings and mainly coppice management were useful approaches to ensure regeneration of harvested Miombo woodland timber species in Mozambique.

Partial analysis of forest growth in 16 long-term plots in the South African natural forests showed that a higher volume of indigenous timbers could be harvested annually, but this. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Coppice with standard was observed to have the highest tree species diversity. Therefore, coppice with standard has been recommended as one of the future management options in management of miombo woodlands in Malawi in order to maximise tree species diversity whilst maintaining good site cover.

Miombo woodlands Venue: Pedagogic Complex, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, ∞ Discuss the new edition of miombo woodland book of in terms of: Ø New topics to be included, Seed regeneration is slow, but some species such as Afzelia quanzensis have the capacity to perform well.

Despite the need to. In fact, some areas of residual woodland appeared to be more densely forested at the time of the study than before, perhaps because of coppice regrowth (du Toit et al ). Longer term studies, which have relied on historical and archival records rather than on remote sensing data, suggest that even amongst the most intact of woodlands, there.

Background. Miombo woodlands cover the transition zone between the dry open savannas and moist forests in Southern Africa [].Being located in sub-humid areas with a distinct dry season and having a discontinuous tree cover, they belong to the broad concept of savannas [].Mean annual precipitation (MAP) is commonly above mm and tree cover exceeds 40%, a threshold that separates the open.

Miombo woodlands stretch across Southern Africa in a belt from Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the west to Mozambique in the east. The miombo region covers an area of around million km. In some areas, miombo has been highly degraded as a result of human use (southern Malawi and parts of Zimbabwe), while in others.

Plant experts say Miombo woodlands demonstrate a remarkable capacity to recover after disturbance, due to tree regeneration from the roots and stumps.

They have been shown to do this after. Press Release - Millions of people could escape poverty, hunger and environmental degradation if countries put more effort into promoting agroforestry, an integrated approach combining trees with. Some species in miombo woodlands regenerate so vigorously after being disturbed, followed by good management intervention [23, 72, 79].

Woodland regeneration generally involves seed production, seedling development, and vegetative regeneration. and M. Werren, "Stackwood volume estimations for miombo woodlands in Malawi," Commonwealth. Many miombo species will coppice readily and by careful management miombo woodlands can regenerate quickly yielding relatively high volumes of small sized wood products.

Table 20 shows the preferred species and their ability to coppice and root sucker. Forest disturbance and loss are occurring throughout the miombo woodlands and associated ecosystems that form P.

tinctorius’s range. For example, in Tanzania, forests disappeared atha/year betweenaverage growing stock in natural forests declined by one-third and per. Other studies conducted in Tanzanian miombo woodlands demonstrated similar vegetation structure [23,40,45].

This provides insight into how the recovery of miombo woodlands can be used in the emerging C markets as a way of maximizing rural people's benefits from forest management. This book examines whether there is still a path to development through GVCs and trade. The miombo region covers an area of around million km.

In some areas, miombo has been highly degraded as a result of human use (southern Malawi and parts of Zimbabwe), while in others, it remains relatively intact (such as in parts of northern.

Miombo is dry deciduous woodland dominated by leguminous tree species, covering a significant area of Africa south of the equator, including large parts of Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zaire, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Miombo woodlands cover 75 per cent of the country. The major species are Brachystegia spiciformis and Julbernadia globiflora. Miombo woodlands â opportunities and barriers to sustainable forest.

Recommend Documents. No documents. However, there are a number of barriers to sustainable use and benefit from miombo. point to the continuing importance of woodfuel in Africa, citing the prediction. of products produced include herbal teas. Some remnants of the original forest remain, for example, in the Casamance region in Senegal and the Mambilla Plateau in northern Nigeria.

The moist savannas in West Africa are known as Guinea savanna, and the drier ones are designated Sudan savanna. Miombo woodland is found south of the equator, particularly in Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.In this study we present general (multiple tree species from several sites) above- and belowground biomass models for trees in the miombo woodlands of Malawi.

Such models are currently lacking in the country. The modelling was based on 74 trees comprising 33 different species with diameters at breast height (dbh) and total tree height (ht) ranging from to 2 cm and from to m.Selective patterns of human uses of woody plants in Mumbwa Game Management Area were investigated using quantitative survey methods.

Major causes of human encroachment into the wildlife zone were assessed so that appropriate management actions could be taken to ensure continued supply of goods and services to the local community.

Woody plant species were found to be diverse with 93 .