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Chapter 2: Current and Historical Trends in Use, Management and Disturbance of United States Forest Lands-English Unit Data
by Richard A. Birdsey & George M. Lewis

Table 22. Area of forest land by forest class, Puerto Rico, 1980-19901.

 
Timberland:
Nonstocked and xeric areas
28.9
10.4
Active coffee shade
52.9
17.3
Abandoned coffee
94.4
57.7
Secondary forest
146.3
280.6
Other forest land:
366.2
344.2
1From Birdsey and Weaver (1982) and Franco et al. (1997).


Users of these tables are kindly requested to cite their source:
Birdsey, Richard A.; Lewis, George M. 2002. Current and Historical Trends in Use,
Management and Disturbance of United States Forest Lands. IN: Kimble, John et al. (eds.),
The Potential of U.S. Forest Soils to Sequester Carbon and Mitigate the Greenhouse Effect.
Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. XXX p.