Table 2. Rates and patterns of amla (Phyllanthus emblica and P. indofishceri) fruit harvest in the Yelandur range of the Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary, as recorded through participatory monitoring. Numbers in parentheses represent the number of trees sampled.

Year
Percent of fruits harvested/tree
Percent of trees with hemiparasites removed
Percent of trees with branches cut
1995 98 ± 2 (18) NA 24 ± 34 (18)
1996 76 ± 15 (278) 75 ± 34 (278) NA
1997 78 ± 18 (212) 56 ± 42 (212) NA
1998 83 ± 13 (66) 77 ± 32 (66) 9 ± 15 (42)
1999 89 ± 10 (47) 63 ± 38 (47) 18 ± 31 (47)