miombo

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miombo

(mɪˈɔmbɔ)
n
(Physical Geography) (in E Africa) a dry wooded area with sparse deciduous growth
[C19: probably from a Niger-Congo language]
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The paddock was well suited, with nice thick Miombo woodland and lush vlei grass --great sable habitat.
The predominant natural vegetation over most range of Afzelia quanzensis is Miombo woodland [2].
Chidumayo (2002) reported significant effects of land tenure on rate of biomass accumulation in re-growth during secondary succession following clearing of mature miombo woodland.
This group of mushrooms is confined to miombo woodland. They are characterized by being orange, red or yellow in colour, having a sweet, fruity scent and having gills that run down the stem.
In eastern, central, and southern Africa, where miombo woodland is the principal vegetation type, only few studies of this nature have been conducted and tools for accurate estimation of forest volume and biomass and for carbon accounting purposes are generally lacking [10-12].
This was done by applying local, forest-specific regression models relating stump diameter to dbh and total tree height in combination with Malimbwi et al.'s (1994) volume function for miombo woodland.
Local communities in Tanzania as elsewhere will continue to depend on miombo woodland products and services [38-42].
[23] used to estimate forest biomass because the equation used to estimate carbon in Miombo woodland. The allometric equation that was used was Biomass = 0.0625[D.sup.2'553], where biomass is tree biomass (kg/ha) and D is tree diameter at breast height (cm).
The surrounding humid sub-tropical Mantapala Forest Reservean area characterized by rich biodiversityincludes the productive Wet Miombo Woodland.
But right now, the newest residents of Malawi's Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve are proving harder to locate than a proverbial needle in a haystack - or an elephant in miombo woodland, in this case.
But on my trip, the newest residents of Malawi's Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve proved harder to locate than a proverbial needle in a haystack - or an elephant in miombo woodland, in this case.