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deadwood volume  


  • Volume of deadwood in forest, expressed in m3 ha-1. Deadwood is made up by dead branches, dead stems, stump remnants or dead trees (complete). The volume or biomass of deadwood in a forest is taken as an estimate of the suitability of that forest to host hifgher biodiversity of saproxilic fauna (fauna that lives on dead matter)

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  • [controlled by ] Giorgio Matteucci , 23/05/2013" , "[source of definition ] Expert




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