Folia Geobotanica et Phytotaxonomica

, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp 309–316 | Cite as

Species diversity and dominance in a tropical grassland community

  • M. K. Misra
  • B. N. Misra


Plant species diversity and dominance patterns were studied in a tropical grassland comunity at Berhampur, India during 1977–1978. Diversity (−Σpilnpi) and dominance [Σ(ni/N) 2] indices were calculated and compared with basic data as the number of individuals versus basic data as biomass units.

Key words

Grassland diversity Dominance Abundance Primary production Biomass and Diversity-Dominance curve 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. K. Misra
    • 1
  • B. N. Misra
    • 1
  1. 1.Environmental Biology Laboratory, Department of BotanyBerhampur UniversityBerhampurIndia

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