Height Increment of Pinus caribaea var. hondurensis in Thailand
Pinus caribaea var. hondurensis from Honduras, Central America was introduced to Thailand.
The annual average height increment is 1.21 m in 10 years.
Thailand has two species of pine which cover only less than one percent of the total forest area (less than 2,000 square kilometres).
P. caribaea thrives best among P. kesiya, and P. merkusii as indigenous species and P. patula as exotic one.
The volume of one tree is 0.12 cubic metres which adds up to 74.7 cubic metres per acre in 10 years.
|公開者||Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences|