Reforestation in Bonaire: a species suitability study in exclosures in the Washington-Slagbaai National Park

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he nature organisation Echo aims to conserve the Yellow-Shouldered Amazon parrot on Bonaire. They have established two exclosures for reforestation purposes, Washington and Slagbaai (Washington-Slagbaai National park), which increase the habitat of this parrot. Several native Xerophytic tree species were planted in these exclosures. Eleven of these species are chosen for this study. The objective of this study is to establish the suitability of these eleven species by calculating growth and health using the factors distance to the rooi, light and soil.

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