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Natural Watershed Recovery Estimation after 40 Years of Forest Rehabilitation in Khun Khong Watershed Research Station, Chiang Mai, Thailand

The cumulative effects of previous massive deforestation can have catastrophic consequences, particularly flash floods and landslides in every rainy season from May to October. Without any restoration, abandoned land will never develop into forest. To recover degraded land, fast-growing native tree species like pine (Pinus kesiya) have been widely planted in the Imperata grasslands at the head of the watersheds ... Read More »