Aboveground biomass and carbon stock assessment in Indian tropical deciduous forest and relationship with stand structural attributes

  title={Aboveground biomass and carbon stock assessment in Indian tropical deciduous forest and relationship with stand structural attributes},
  author={Soumit Kumar Behera and Nayan Sahu and Ashish Kumar Mishra and S. S. Bargali and Mukunda Dev Behera and Rakesh Kumar Tuli},
  journal={Ecological Engineering},
Abstract Indian tropical deciduous forest due to higher species richness, irregular stem densities and stem cover, multistoried canopy and microclimate, offers dynamism to the understanding of the spatial patters in aboveground biomass (AGB) and carbon (AGBC) within different plant functional types (PFTs). Field-based AGB and AGBC estimates are vital for carbon cycle study and provide inputs for data-deficit regional and global carbon and climate models. In this paper we generated the primary… Expand
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