Live Green Biomass of a Grassland Community of Bangiriposi In Odisha

Authors(2) :-P. K. Rout, K. L. Barik

The live green biomass of a grassland community of Bangiriposi (86032’30’’ E ; 22008’30’’ N ) in the district of Mayurbhanj, Odisha was studied following “short term harvest method” of Odum (1960).  The value exhibited a decreasing trend from January to March and was minimum in the month of April (226.18 g m-2). Onwards, a gradual increase in live green biomass value was observed showing a peak in the month of October (623.26 g m-2). Thereafter, the value again, showed a decreasing trend till the end of the sampling period. The mean live green biomass of the community, when compared to other grassland communities of different climatic regions did not show similarity. This variation in live green biomass value might be due to the variation in topography, geographical distribution, climatic conditions, soil characteristics and the biotic interference of the locality.

Authors and Affiliations

P. K. Rout
Lecturer in Botany, L.K. College, Bangiriposi, Mayurbhanj, Odisha, India
K. L. Barik
Lecturer in Botany, North Orissa University, Takatpur, Baripada, Odisha, India

Grassland, Community, Biomass, Live Green.

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Published in : Volume 1_ | Issue 1 | 2014
Date of Publication : 2014-11-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 97-101
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1284140
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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P. K. Rout, K. L. Barik, " Live Green Biomass of a Grassland Community of Bangiriposi In Odisha, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1_, Issue 1, pp.97-101, -2014.
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