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Well Managed Trees

Healthy, well-managed carterii trees. Note the small number of taps on each tree in the images.

Well-managed trees are part of a healthy ecosystem in the Cal Madow, Gollis Mountains.

Well Managed Trees

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Poorly Managed Trees

These are variety of examples of trees that are in decline due to over-tapping, over-harvesting and a variety of environmental factors. Each of these trees shows their stress in a number of different ways. See the images for more details.

Poorly Managed Trees

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Dead Trees

These trees to the left have been killed as a result of over harvesting and tapping done to them. 

Dead Trees

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Growth Forms

Many Boswellia carterii trees grow in a conical canopy pattern.Other Boswellia trees form an umbrella canopy. These are the two distinct ways in which Boswellia Carterii Trees grow.