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Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 05 Jul 2016 | 0
Year : 2015 | Volume: 8 | Issue: 3 | Pages : 136-141

Species diversity of birds in the pulses cultivated lands of Mayiladuthurai
Taluk, Nagappatinam District, Tamil Nadu during 2004 to 2006

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The species diversity (H’) of birds in the study area was related to the insects’ abundance by comparing the yielding
capacity of crop lands in natural and enclosed plots. Scan sampling (Altmann 1974) method was adopted to record birds
and the method of Pradhan (1991) was followed to estimate insects’ abundance.

Keywords: Agricultural ornithology, insect abundance, species diversity, yielding capacity

Citation: *, ( 2015), Species diversity of birds in the pulses cultivated lands of Mayiladuthurai
Taluk, Nagappatinam District, Tamil Nadu during 2004 to 2006. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 8(3): 136-141

Received: 2016-05-07 10:01:29; Accepted: 2016-05-07 10:01:42;
Published: 07/05/2016

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