Table 1. Location and characteristics of C. strictum study plots in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.

State Location Elevation Forest Type Precipitation No. of plots Harvest method
Tamil Nadu Kavalkombei 1196 m Evergreen 1000 mm 2 Natural fissures
Tamil Nadu Pudurcombei 897 m Evergreen 1000 mm 3 Natural fissures
Tamil Nadu Deepdale 1400 m Evergreen 2 Incision
Tamil Nadu Seminarai 900–1100 m Semi evergreen 800 mm 3 Incision
Tamil Nadu Melcoop 1100 m Semi-evergreen 800 mm 2 Incision
Tamil Nadu Maricode ~900 m Semi-evergreen 1000 mm 2 Incision
Kerala Panapuzha 516 m Evergreen 2000 mm 3 Fire and incision
Kerala Alakal 200–600 m Semi-evergreen 2000 mm 6 Fire and incision