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Station Name: Uapaca Kirkiana Field Station (Ka Non A)

Mailing Address: Tree Improvement Research Center, National Council for Scientific Research, PO Box 21210, Kitwe,  Zambia

Phone:  +260-2-226734/226410                   Fax:  

Contact person: C.K. Mwamba

Year of establishment: 1990 

Geographic location:

latitude: 13 12' S 
longitude: 30 15'  E
elevation (m.a.s.l.):

Area (hectares): 10

Affiliations: National Council for Science Research

Is the Field Station open all year? yes

Permanent Staff:

Scientific: 2

Technical: 3

Does your field station have a specialized area of study?  The station is involved in research related to the influence of silvicultural and agroforestry practices on the fruit yield in the Uapaca Kirkiana natural forests.

Is the Field Station available to visiting scientists and/or students? Yes

Are Research Grants available? No

Are Internships available? No

Describe the Biotic communities available at the Field Station: Semievergreen Tropical Forests

Which facilities are available at the Field Station? (Check those which apply)

Lab Space:

Dorms:  5 beds                                   

Cabin Beds:



Describe significant equipment and/or special equipment  available at the Field Station: chemistry lab, sampling equipment

Are there recreational opportunities?  Waterfall

Additional Comments: 

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