Growing stock statistics

United Arab Emirates

Growing stock in forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Volume (million cubic meters over bark)
Forest Other wooded land
1990 2000 2005 1990 2000 2005
Growing stock in forest and other wooded land 12 15 15 n.s. n.s. n.s.
Commercial growing stock 0 0 0 0 0 0



Biomass stock in forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Biomass (million metric tonnes oven-dry weight)
Forest Other wooded land
1990 2000 2005 1990 2000 2005
Above-ground biomass 19 23 23 n.s. n.s. n.s.
Below-ground biomass 8 10 10 n.s. n.s. n.s.
Total living biomass 27 33 33 n.s. n.s. n.s.
Dead wood 4 5 5 n.s. n.s. n.s.
Total 31 38 38 n.s. n.s. n.s.



Composition of growing stock
Rank Common name Scientific name Growing stock in Forests (million cubic meters)
1990 2000
1st Agafa Prosopis cineraria - -
2nd Arak Salvadora persica - -
3rd Samer Acacia tortilis - -
4th Sedder Zizyphus spina-christi - -
5th - Acacia raddiana - -
6th Taleh Acacia seyal - -
7th Neem Azadirachtia indica - -
8th Damas Conocarpus lancifolius - -
9th Mangrove ( garam) Avicennia marina - -
10th Alkarat Acacia arabica - -
Remaining - -
Total - -

last updated:  Tuesday, February 23, 2010