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    Discussing the Productivity of Forests

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    Question: Which ecosystems are more productive, tropical rain forests or northern coniferous forests and why?

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    Which ecosystems are more productive, tropical rain forests or northern coniferous forests and why?

    First of all we should keep in mind that productivity of forests goes up with greater sunlight, rainfall, nutrients, and length of growing season. Coniferous forests grow at high latitudes. They grow in cooler northern ecosystems and receive less rainfall and sunlight. They are also subject to pronounced seasonality. The typical ...

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    This solution is comprised of a detailed response which discusses the features of both coniferous and tropical rain forests. The response is provided within an attached Word document and contains three references.

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