Corbetís Gap (cardamom plantation)
Basic information
Sample name: Corbetís Gap (cardamom plantation)

Reference: B. Dhakal, M. A. Pinard, I. A. U. N. Gunatilleke, C. V. S. Gunatilleke, H. M. S. P. M. Weerasinghe, A. L. S. Dharmaparakrama, and D. F. R. P. Burslem. 2012. Impacts of cardamom cultivation on montane forest ecosystems in Sri Lanka. Forest Ecology and Management 274:151-160 [ER 2460]
Geography
Country: Sri Lanka

Coordinate: 7° 19' N, 80° 36' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the Knuckles Forest Reserve... elevation range 1020Ė1340 m"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: plantation
Protection: forest reserve
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 21.0
MAP: 2776.0
Habitat comments: "natural forest planted with cardamom"
MAP stated in text
MAT is for Knuckles Forest Reserve "above 915 m" and is from Samarawickrama et al. (2012, Amphibian and Reptile Conservation)
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 10
Site area: 0.400
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 157
Years: 2007
Minimum size: 5.0cm dbh
Sampling comments: "Ten 20 x 20 m plots were selected randomly in each forest type at each site"
Metadata
Sample: 2731
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-10-14 15:48:43
Modified: 2018-06-30 21:30:22
Abundance distribution
27 species
9 singletons
total count 157
Fisher's α: 9.393
geometric series k: 0.8554
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8352
Shannon's H: 2.5032
Good's u: 0.9428
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