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Can the distribution of sal (Shorea robusta Gaertn. f.) shift in the northeastern direction in India due to changing climate

  title={Can the distribution of sal (Shorea robusta Gaertn. f.) shift in the northeastern direction in India due to changing climate},
  author={V. Chitale and M. Behera},
  journal={Current Science},
Sal (Shorea robusta Gaertn. f.) is a dominant tree species, whose natural range lies between 20–32°N lat. and 75–95°E long., is spread across 10 million ha in India. Species distribution models predict the species geographic ranges from occurrence records and sitespecific environmental data. Here, we have (i) generated the 1960s scenario for sal species on the basis of the existing published literature; (ii) confirmed the species occurrence data using satellite imagery for the period of 1972–75… Expand

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