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Table 5 Trends in fodder trees and shrub availability in the study area.

From: Indigenous fodder trees can increase grazing accessibility for landless and mobile pastoralists in northern Pakistan

Fodder plant Trend Common Dominant Rare Cropland boundaries Forest Pastures
Trees
Betula utilis -2    X    x
Quercus incana -1 x     x  
Quercus dilatata -1 x     x  
Acacia nilotica -1 x     x  
Salix tetrasperma -1 x    x x  
Ficus sarmentosa -1 x    x x  
Corylus avellana -1    x   x  
Aesculus indica -1    x x   
Celtis caucasica -1    x x   
Diospyros lotus 0 x    x   
Morus alba 0 x    x   
Celtis australis 0 x    x   
Acacia modesta 0 x     x  
Morus nigra 0 x    x x  
Olea cuspidate 0 x    x x  
Zizyphus jujube 0 x    x x  
Melia azedarach 0 x    x x  
Robinia pseudoacacia 0 x     x x
Grewia oppositifolia +1 x    x   
Ailanthus chinensis +2   x   x x  
Shrubs
Cotoneaster nummularia -2 x     x  
Myrsine Africana -2 x     x  
Debregeasia salicifolia -1 x    x   
Artemisia maritime -1 x     x x
Anisomeles indica -1    x x   
Indigofera heterantha 0 x    x x  
Indigofera gerardiana 0 x     x x
Impatiens bicolour 0    x x x  
Dodonaea viscose 0   x   X x  
  1. +1 increasing
  2. +2 highly increasing
  3. -1 decreasing
  4. -2 highly decreasing
  5. 0 no change