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Table 3 Physiographic zone wise biomass details of India for the year 2005

From: Forest carbon stocks and fluxes in physiographic zones of India

S.no. Physiographic zone Growing stock
(Mm3)
Biomass in Mt
(AGB + BGB)
Forest floor biomass
(Mt)
Total Forest biomass (80% of fresh weight)
(Mt)
1 Western Himalayas 1170.444 1660.736 24.911 1348.518
2 Eastern Himalayas 567.834 805.696 12.085 654.225
3 North East 503.506 714.421 10.716 580.109
4 North Plains 283.251 401.903 6.028 326.344
5 Easter Plains 387.245 549.459 8.241 446.16
6 Western Plains 88.529 125.613 1.884 101.997
7 Central highlands 202.884 287.870 4.318 233.750
8 North Decan 339.121 481.176 7.218 390.715
9 East Decan 763.584 1083.445 16.252 879.758
10 South Decan 400.148 567.768 8.516 461.027
11 Western Ghats 572.588 812.442 12.187 659.703
12 Eastern Ghats 502.444 712.915 10.694 578.887
13 West Coast 243.158 345.014 5.175 280.151
14 East Coast 193.552 274.629 4.119 222.998
Total 6218.282 8823.088 132.346 7164.347