Table 6 : Forest plantations 2000

Forest plantations are forest stands of introduced species, or intensively managed stands of indigenous species of even age class and regular spacing (see also Annex 1). The table shows the total plantation area in 2000 and the currently reported annual expansion of plantation forest. The total area is broken down by major species groups. The statistics have been obtained from analysis of national documentation which is fully referenced in the country profiles on the FAO Forestry Web site (, where a further breakdown of plantation areas according to ownership and purpose is presented.<br><br> <center><h4>FRA Global table 6:<br>Forest plantations 2000</h4></center> 

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