ARBOREAL VEGETATION'S DYNAMIC IN CATETINHO S GALLERY FOREST, BRASÍLIA-DF

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Flávio Marcelo Silveira Braga Alba Valéria Rezende

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The dynamic in Catetinho s gallery forest, Brasília DF, was studied over an eleven years period (1994 - 2005). Three transects of 10m of width and variable lengths, according to the forest s limits, were systematically implanted, placed at 100 m from each other and perpendicular toGama s stream, covering a gradient that extended fromthe headboard streamto a downstream. Each transect was subdivided in permanent sample plots of 200 m2 (10 m x 20 m) being possible to allocate a total of 33 plots. In each plots all the woody individuals were registered with DBH 5 cm. In 1994, results showed 948 alive individuals, distributed in 93 species of 50 families; and, in 2005, 655 alive individuals, distributed in 93 species of 47 families. The mortality rate obtained for the community was 5,55% and the recruitment, 1,42%; while the annual periodic increment in diameter was 0,20 cm.year-1.

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BRAGA, Flávio Marcelo Silveira; REZENDE, Alba Valéria. ARBOREAL VEGETATION'S DYNAMIC IN CATETINHO S GALLERY FOREST, BRASÍLIA-DF. CERNE, [S.l.], v. 13, n. 2, p. 138-148, sep. 2015. ISSN 2317-6342. Available at: <http://cerne.ufla.br/site/index.php/CERNE/article/view/303>. Date accessed: 22 sep. 2019.
Keywords
Gallery forest, floristic, mortality, recruitment, increment
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