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Diagram showing the main organic C stock components and fluxes between components in forestry. C enters the forest through photosynthesis, and is lost from forests via respiration, disturbance and harvesting, and leaching of organic carbon in the soil. C is lost from harvested wood products outside the forest and in landfill by decay and combustion. Vegetation other than trees is not shown, nor leachate losses from landfill.

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Diagram showing the main organic C stock components and fluxes between components in forestry. C enters the forest through photosynthesis, and is lost from forests via respiration, disturbance and harvesting, and leaching of organic carbon in the soil. C is lost from harvested wood products outside the forest and in landfill by decay and combustion. Vegetation other than trees is not shown, nor leachate losses from landfill.


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