Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve (Degraded Forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve (Degraded Forest)

Reference: R. Agrawal, B. Dixit, L. Singh, and B. M. Ojha. 2010. Composition, structure and floral diversity of forest communities of Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve: a comparison and conservation implication. Proceedings of the International Forestry and Environment Symposium 2010 of the Department of Forestry and Environmental Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka 309-317 [ER 699]
Geography
Country: India
State: Chhattisgarh

Coordinate: 21° 6' 30" N, 81° 45' 0" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: altitude range of 400 to 1100 m is for the reserve and Ahirwar and Sandya (2015, International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: disturbed forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: agriculture, grazing, mining
WMT: 33.8
CMT: 17.5
MAP: 1322.0
Habitat comments: "Northern tropical moist deciduous and southern dry mixed deciduous forest" that is "degraded" by some combination of "illicit grazing by cattle, expansion of agriculture, increased mining, over exploitation of NTFPs and medicinal plants"
cold month min/max 10.9/24.1, warm month min/max 25.6/42.0
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 3
Site area: 0.300
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 190
Minimum size: 9.6cm dbh
Basal area: total is 9.8460
Sampling comments: 10 10 x 10 m quadrats randomly placed within each of three plots
Metadata
Sample: 1013
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-07-13 09:35:45
Modified: 2017-11-10 20:17:12
Abundance distribution
22 species
6 singletons
total count 190
Fisher's α: 6.436
geometric series k: 0.8168
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7921
Shannon's H: 2.0801
Good's u: 0.9688
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