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Jan Pfister ; Angela Schaffert ; Folkard Asch ;Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems 2016, 19 (3)

Author: Bosco Kidake Kisambo

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Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems E-ISSN: 1870-0462 ccastro@uady.mx Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán México Kidake Kisambo, Bosco; Pfister, Jan; Schaffert, Angela; Asch, Folkard LEAF AREA DYNAMICS AND ABOVEGROUND BIOMASS OF SPECIFIC VEGETATION TYPES OF A SEMI-ARID GRASSLAND IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, vol.
19, núm.
3, septiembre-diciembre, 2016, pp.
253-262 Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán Mérida, Yucatán, México Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=93949148008 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 19 (2016): 253 - 262 Kisambo et al., 2016 LEAF AREA DYNAMICS AND ABOVEGROUND BIOMASS OF SPECIFIC VEGETATION TYPES OF A SEMI-ARID GRASSLAND IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA [DINÁMICA DE AREA DE HOJA Y BIOMASA AEREA DE TIPOS ESPECÍFICOS DE VEGETACIÓN EN UN PASTIZAL SEMI-ÁRIDO IN EL SURESTE DE ETIOPÍA] Bosco Kidake Kisambo1*, Jan Pfister2, Angela Schaffert2 and Folkard Asch2 1 Arid and Range Lands Research Institute, Kiboko - Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, P.O.
Box 12-90138, Makindu, Kenya. Email: bkkidake@gmail.com 2 Department of Crop Water Stress Management, Institute of Agricultural Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany. Emails: Jan_Pfister@uni-hohenheim.de, angelaschaffert@web.de, and fa@uni-hohenheim.de *Corresponding author SUMMARY1 Leaf Area Index (LAI) dynamics and aboveground biomass of a semi-arid grassland region in Southern Ethiopia were determined over a long rain season.
The vegetation was categorized into four distinct vegetation types namely Grassland (G), Tree-Grassland (TG), Bushed-Grassland (BG) and Bush-Tree grassland (BT).
LAI was measure...





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