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Table 1 First introduction of Acacia mangium and current levels of planting in some countries around the world. Seeds of A. mangium were also dispatched from Australian Tree Seed Centre to the following countries for which detailed planting details are not available (decade that seeds were first dispatched in brackets): Cambodia (1980s), Central African Republic (2000s), Colombia (1980s), Cote d’Ivoire (1980s), India (1980s), Laos (1980s), Mexico (1980s), Mozambique (1980s), Myanmar (1980s), Sri Lanka (1980s), Tanzania (1980s), Thailand (1980s), Uganda (1980s) and Venezuela (1980s)(Australian Tree Seed Centre, unpublished data)

From: Acacia mangium Willd: benefits and threats associated with its increasing use around the world

Countries / Time First introduction & purpose(s) Initial planted areas Current level of plantings Key references
Asia
 China 1979 NA NA Yang et al. 2009
 Indonesia Native (eastern part) 1960s NA 300,000–500,000 ha (2013) Midgley and Turnbull 2003; Nambiar & Harwood 2014; Nambiar et al. 2018
 Malaysia 1966, Forestry& restoration 15,000 ha degraded lands 250,000 ha (2013) National Research Council 1983; Midgley and Turnbull 2003;
Nambiar & Harwood 2014;
Nambiar et al. 2018
 Philippines 1977 NA NA National Research Council 1983
 Vietnam 1960s (southern part), 1980s (northern part), Genetic improvement, reforestation, reclamation 580,000 ha 600,000 ha (2013) Kull et al. 2011; Nambiar et al. 2014; Nambiar & Harwood 2014; Frey et al. 2018
Africa
 Cameroon 1980, Planting program NA NA National Research Council 1983
 DR Congo 1980s, Agroforestry NA NA Tassin et al. 2012
 Kenya 1980s NA NA Kenya Forestry Research Organization (KEFRI)
 Republic of the Congo 1990s, Experimental plantations NA NA Bernhard-Reversat 1993
America
 Brazil (Roraima) 1990s, Commercial forestry 30,000 ha NA Souza et al. 2018
 Costa Rica 1980, Planting program NA NA National Research Council 1983
 Dominican Republic 1980s, Social forestry NA NA Kull et al. 2011
 Hawaii 1979, Planting program NA NA National Research Council 1983
  1. NA Not Available