Resource Details

Application of Assisted Natural Regeneration to Restore Degraded Tropical Forestlands

Literature: Journal Articles Available at NO COST

Shono, K., Cadaweng, E.A. & Durst, P.B. 2007, "Application of Assisted Natural Regeneration to Restore Degraded Tropical Forestlands", Restoration Ecology, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 620-626.

Contact Info

Corresponding Author: K. Shono, ken.shono@aya.yale.edu

Affiliations

    • Bagong Pagasa Foundation, Inc., Barangay Kalatagbak, Quezon Municipality, Province of Palawan, Philippines
    • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, 39 Phra Atit Road, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
  • Link(s)

    Restoration Ecology

    Selecting the link above redirects this page to the article on the journal website where the online material can be purchased or accessed if with subscription. For more information on access, see sidebar.

    Also available at no cost http://www.fao.org/forestry/anr/59223/en/

    Description

    • This article reviews the potential of assisted natural regeneration (ANR) as a low-cost forest restoration method to convert deforested lands into forest.
    • With relatively little inputs, secondary forests with improvement to biodiversity and site conditions can be established.
    • Once established, it can be managed for desired products.
    • A few methods are used: finding and protecting woody regeneration; suppressing weedy vegetation especially by "stepping" with boards; protecting from disturbance by the creation of firebreaks and fences if animals will disturb regeneration; maintain around desired species; engaging in enrichment planting if necessary or desired; relating the restoration site to the interests of local communities.

    Geographical Region

  • General
  • Ecosystems

  • General
  • Country

  • General
  • This database is a work in progress, and we need your input to keep it up to date. Feel free to contact ELTI at elti@yale.edu to provide information on your own work as well as other projects and literature currently missing from the database.

     

    ELTI is a joint initiative of:
    Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute