Ailao Mountain Research Station of Sub-tropical Forest Ecosystem - China

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Ailao Mountain Research Station of Sub-tropical Forest Ecosystem - China
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Site Description
Located in Jingdong County, Yunnan Province, China. The annual mean air temperature was 11.3 °C, with a minimum monthly mean temperature of 5.7 °C in January and a maximum monthly mean temperature of 15.6 °C in July. Average annual rainfall was 1778 mm, with 86.0% of this falling in the rainy season (May–October). The dominant tree species in the forest are Lithocarpus xylocarpus, Lithocarpus hancei, and Castanopsis wattii.
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