Characteristics of a Tropical Rainforest

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  • Created on: 05-03-13 16:22

Emergent Layer - Giant trees like Mahogany are spaced wide apart.  Although they are very tall their roots system are very shallow allowing them to collect nutrients from from the soil.

Canopy Level - A dense canopy of trees 30 metres high recieves most of the remaining light.

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