Fig. 6.2. Total aboveground nutrient content per hectare for Jacaranda copaia, Vochysia guatemalensis, Calophyllum brasiliense, and Stryphnodendron microstachyum grown in pure plantation, and a mixture of the four species at La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica. Plantations were 3-4 years old at the time of nutrient and biomass determinations (Montagnini 2000, reprinted with permission from Elsevier Publishers)
productive value. Box 6.2 describes PRORENA, a large reforestation project with native species in Panama that is developing knowledge of the potential of several native species for land restoration in the Panama Canal watershed and other regions of Panama.
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