Section 1
Chapter 825

Arthropod diversity on a monoculture of tea under shaded and unshaded conditions

Banerjee, B.

Science and Culture 45(11): 454-455


ISSN/ISBN: 0036-8156
Accession: 000824766

In comparisons for a year between the arthropod faunas of tea shaded by Albizia odoratissima or cultivated without shade trees at Tocklai Experimental Station in Assam, India, it was found that, although the number of species was significantly greater on unshaded (123) than on shaded tea (96), the number of individuals was greater on shaded tea; 51 species were common to both shaded and unshaded habitats.

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