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Biological and Botanical Resources

Africa’s naturally occurring biological resources—its immensely varied vegetational cover, vast insect life, and diverse animal life—have been described above. When combined with cultivated crops and domestic animals, these resources represent the great bulk of the continent’s economic wealth. The two most economically important types of vegetation are forests and grasslands. Among the forested areas, the tropical forests contain much of … Continue reading Biological and Botanical Resources