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 Form 2 Geography Online Lessons on Vegetation

In this lesson we are going to discuss The Mixed Forests

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Mixed Forests
-Found at the zone of transition between temperate deciduous and coniferous forests.

1. Saskatchewan and Alberta provinces of Canada
2. Scottish regions in Europe
3. low lying Mediterranean regions

A mixture of broadleaved deciduous and coniferous trees.

-Cedar and hazel are used for fencing posts.
-Grazing activities are carried out where forests are open.
-Softwoods such as spruce, fir and pine are used to make wood pulp used for paper manufacture.
-Hardwoods such as oak and birch are valuable sources of timber, wood fuel and charcoal.
-Maple tree syrup is used for making maple syrup.