Growing stock statistics

Madagascar

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 2,347 2,233 2,201 - - -
Commercial growing stock 643 631 622 - - -



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 5,095 4,847 4,778 - - -
Below-ground biomass 1,580 1,502 1,481 - - -
Total living biomass 6,675 6,349 6,259 - - -
Dead wood 407 387 382 - - -
Total 7,082 6,736 6,641 - - -



Composition of growing stock
Rank Common name Scientific name Growing stock in Forests (million cubic meters)
1990 2000
1st Nato Capurodendron sp. 133 127
2nd Voapaka Uapaca sp. 72 69
3rd Tavolo Ravensara spp. 67 63
4th Vintanina Callophyllum spp. 56 53
5th Kijy Symphonia spp. 51 49
6th Lalona Weinmannia spp. 50 47
7th Varongy Ocotea cymosa 42 40
8th Vongo Garcinia spp. 29 27
9th Hazomainty Diospyros sp. 23 22
10th Famelona Chrysophyllum boivinianum 19 18
Remaining 1,805 1,717
Total 2,347 2,232

last updated:  Tuesday, February 23, 2010