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Six Dry Zone Acacias for sub-Saharan Africa

Acacia albida, A. aneura, A. caven, A. nilotica, A. senegal, and A. tortilis.

Vachellia tortilis syn. Acacia tortilis Umbrella thorn, Tanzania. Image by the author.

The problem of deforestation of ecosystems in arid and semi-arid zones is well recognized. Globally there are an estimated 0.6m billion hectares of arid and semi-arid woodlands with less than 500mm of annual rainfall, and in addition, seasonally dry tropical…

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Peter Miles

Peter Miles

45 years in Environmental Science, B.Env.Sc. in Wildlife & Conservation Biology. Writes on Animals, Plants, Soil & Climate Change. environmentalsciencepro.com