de Almeida, Erton Mendonça ; Sader, Mariela Anália ; Rodriguez, Pablo Emanuel ; Loeuille, Benoit ; Felix, Leonardo P. …
Using analytical pyrolysis and scanning electron microscopy to evaluate charcoal formation of four wood taxa from the caatinga of north-east BrazilPeople in north-east Brazil mostly rely on fuelwood and charcoal for domestic energy consumption. Traditionally, four local wood taxa (Mimosa tenuiflora, Mimosa ophthalmocentra, Croton sonderianus and Cenostigma pyramidale) from the caatinga have been selected for this purpose. As the final quality of charcoal is directly related to the charring conditions,...
Tamburini, Diego ; Cartwright, Caroline R. ; Gasson, Peter ; Łucejko, Jeannette Jacqueline ; Luizon Dias Leme, Claudia
Book chapterMountain ranges are important centers of biodiversity around the world. This high diversity is the result of the presence of different soil types and underlying bedrock, a variety of micro-climatic regimes, high topographic heterogeneity, a heterogeneous and complex vegetation cline, and a dynamic geo-climatic history. Neotropical research on mountains has...
Guedes, Thaís B. ; Azevedo, Josué A. R. ; Bacon, Christine D. ; Provete, Diogo B. ; Antonelli, Alexandre