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 349 332 324 25 24 23
Commercial growing stock 221 210 205 19 19 18

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 610 581 566 40 39 38
Below-ground biomass 189 180 175 13 12 12
Total living biomass 799 761 741 53 51 50
Dead wood 30 29 28 2 2 2
Total 829 790 769 55 53 52

Composition of growing stock
Rank Common name Scientific name Growing stock in Forests (million cubic meters)
1990 2000
1st Mbepp Sterculia setigera 37 35
2nd Ratt Combretum glutinosum 34 33
3rd dimb Cordyla pinnata 30 29
4th Venn Pterocarpus erinaceus 27 25
5th Santan Daniella oliveri 18 17
6th Wolosa Terminalia macroptera 14 14
7th Sonn Lannea acida 13 12
8th Caïlcédrat Khaya senegalensis 10 10
9th Tali Erythrophleum guineense 4 3
10th Tap Combretum nigricans 4 3
Remaining 157 150
Total 349 332

última actualización:  martes 23 de febrero de 2010