Chlorophyll content in different plant species of Nagamalai hills and its significance on biomass production
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Total chlorophyll content in leaves of 16 species in a foot hill of western ghats rich in herbaceous and shrub vegetation were determined. A correlation (r=0·7134) was made between the chlorophyll content and dry matter production.
KeywordsChlorophyll content Nagamalai hills biomass
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