The Vegetation Of Lake Manyara National Park

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1949
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Greenway P.J
Vesey-Fitzgerald D.F
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The foregoing account of the vegetation of Lake Manyara National Park emphasizes several valuable principles. In the first place it stresses the importance of drainage and the stage in the erosion cycle in determining the distribution of the existing plant formations. It is also explained that the various vegetation types described are in a dynamic state, and some of the causes for this condition are noted. From this it becomes clear that the several forces in operation vary in intensity under differing circumstances. Some may be classed as controlling forces and others as modifying ones. This assessment of dynamic ecology enables the vegetation itself to be classified in relation to the environment. And this classification allows meaningful conclusions to be drawn in several ways
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East African Agricultural And Forestry Journal, p. 127-149