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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.

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

Characteristics
A mixture of broadleaved deciduous and coniferous trees.

Uses
-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.


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