Structural properties of two types of mangrove stands on the northwestern coast of Sri Lanka

@article{Amarasinghe1992StructuralPO,
  title={Structural properties of two types of mangrove stands on the northwestern coast of Sri Lanka},
  author={M. D. Amarasinghe and Sharavanan Balasubramaniam},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={1992},
  volume={247},
  pages={17-27}
}
Mangrove stands in Puttalam lagoon and Dutch bay, two interconnected lagoons situated on the northwestern coast of Sri Lanka have been classified broadly into two groups, i.e., estuarine and island/mainland-fringing stands. Structural diversity of six mangrove stands, representing the two types was studied in terms of floristic composition, density, basal area, mean stand diameter, tree height, standing above-ground biomass and leaf-area index.Rhizophora mucronata andAvicennia marina were the… CONTINUE READING

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