Tinte Bepo (Disturbed-Invaded Forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Tinte Bepo (Disturbed-Invaded Forest)

Reference: P. Addo-Fordjour, S. Obeng, M. G. Addo, and S. Akyeampong. 2009. Effects of human disturbances and plant invasion on liana community structure and relationship with trees in the Tinte Bepo forest reserve, Ghana. Forest Ecology and Management 258:728-734 [ER 102]
Geography
Country: Ghana

Coordinate: 7° 4' N, 2° 6' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "Ahafo-Ano South District, Ashanti Region... atitude 633' N713' N and longitude 155' W206' W" but "704'N, 206'W" and "at approximately 300 m a.s.l." according to Baker et al. (2002, Forest Ecology and Management)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: invasive plants
MAT: 25.2
MAP: 1350.0
Habitat comments: "semi-deciduous forest" and the plot is "secondary forest which has been disturbed and invaded by plants"
climate data are for the Ahafo-Ano South District and are from Annan-Afful et al. (2004, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition)
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 2
Site area: 0.500
Site length: 50.000
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 72
Years: 2008
Days: 120
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Basal area: 32.7000 per ha
Sampling comments: two 50 x 50 m plots
Metadata
Sample: 245
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-04-05 13:36:21
Modified: 2017-11-11 10:18:19
Abundance distribution
26 species
10 singletons
total count 72
Fisher's α: 14.608
geometric series k: 0.8950
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9120
Shannon's H: 2.8641
Good's u: 0.8645
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