Valuing mangrove ecosystem services: linking nutrient retention function of mangrove forests to enhanced agroecosystem production

Valuing mangrove ecosystem services: linking nutrient retention function of mangrove forests to enhanced agroecosystem production

Primary Country: India
Ecosystem: mangrove
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $232.49/hectare: Estimated value of additional nutrients in mangrove areas as compared to non-mangrove
  2. $3.37 million: value of nutrient content for mangrove areas (vs non mangro
  3. for 145 km2 of mangrove forests
Data source: This source provided by Salman Hussain at the Scottish Agricultural College.

Publication information

Hussain, Syed Ainul Badola, Ruchi “Valuing mangrove ecosystem services: linking nutrient retention function of mangrove forests to enhanced agroecosystem production” Wetlands Ecological Management, 2008

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