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Table 2 MODIS Type 1 LULC classes and their tsetse fly suitability classification.

From: Optimum land cover products for use in a Glossina-morsitans habitat model of Kenya

Class ID Class Name Class Description Suitable Tsetse
Land Cover
Area of Kenya (km2)
0 Water Fresh or saline water body No 12,825
1 Evergreen needleleaf forest A landscape dominated by trees more than 2 meters tall Yes 503
2 Evergreen broadleaf forest A landscape dominated by trees more than 2 meters tall Yes 15,617
3 Deciduous needleleaf forest A landscape dominated by trees more than 2 meters tall Yes 1
4 Deciduous broadleaf forest A landscape dominated by trees more than 2 meters tall Yes 899
5 Mixed forests A landscape dominated by trees more than 2 meters tall Yes 716
6 Closed shrublands A landscape dominated by woody vegetation no more than 2 meters tall Yes 20,998
7 Open shrublands A landscape dominated by woody vegetation no more than 2 meters tall Yes 207,803
8 Woody savannas A mosaic of grass, trees, and shrubs Yes 42,972
9 Savannas A mosaic of grass, trees, and shrubs Yes 122,514
10 Grasslands Primary vegetation is grass or grass-like plants No 97,005
11 Permanent wetlands A permanent mosaic of water, herbaceous, and woody vegetation Yes 436
12 Croplands Lands primarily used for agricultural purposes No 18,536
13 Urban and built-up Human built environment No 1,295
14 Cropland/natural vegetation mosaic A mosaic of cropland, trees, shrubs, and grasslands No 13,461
16 Barren or sparsely vegetated Any land surface with little or no vegetation (e.g. sand/rock/salt pans) No 31,448