Biology Environmental Science

C.F.C. (1980)

In this article we will discuss C.F.C. (1980)

C.F.C. (1980)

According to Central Forestry Commission (CEF) (1980) in India the forest cover was
around 74.8 Mha. It was 22.7% of the total land mass. A detailed study of forests carried out by CEF reveals the position of forests in India as under:

(a) The tropical dry deciduous (38.7%).
(b) The tropical moist deciduous (30.9%) type.
(c) The tropical thorn 6.9%
(d) The tropical dry evergreen 0.1%
(e) The pure coniferous (high mountainous area) 6.3%
(f) The sal forest 16%
(g) The teak forest 13%
(h) The broad-leaved excluding Sal and Teak 55.8%
(i) The Bamboos including in plantations 8.8%


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