Vol. 2, Issue 10 (2015)
Mangrove succession at Dabhol Estuary, Maharashtra state of India
Author(s): Mahesh V. Gokhale, Ajit B. Telave, Niranjana S. Chavan
Abstract: Succession of newly formed mangrove patch dominated Sonneratia alba at Dabhol, Maharashtra was studied. Frequency and density of species were studied along with stratification. Sonneratia alba is most frequent species. There is variation in tree form of Sonneratia alba. The parameters further confirm S. alba as the pioneer mangrove species.