Influence of altitude on distribution of native palm species :a case study at Gunung Jagoi, Bau, Sarawak

Meni, Anak Manggat (2012) Influence of altitude on distribution of native palm species :a case study at Gunung Jagoi, Bau, Sarawak. [Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Gunung Jagoi is located in Bau, Sarawak and 35 km from Kuching city. Sufficient information on plants including palm is important for better management and conservation of Gunung Jagoi as community reserve area. Palm species is likely to be varied in each altitude. A study using 10 m × 10 m plot method was carried out to determine the whether altitude influences the distribution of native palm species in Gunung Jagoi, Bau. 9 main plots have been established in each altitude level. There were 21 palm species recorded in Gunung Jagoi, Bau. These species belong to the genus Arenga, Calamus, Caryota (not recorded in medium altitude), Daemonorops, Korthalsia, Licuala, Oncosperma, Pinanga and Salacca (only recorded in low altitude), accordingly. Pinanga Crassipes is dominant species in high and low altitude while dominant species in medium altitude is Licuala petiolulata. Diversity of palm species in all altitudes is low. However, palm species most diverse in medium altitude. The altitude did not influence the palm distribution in Gunung Jagoi, Bau.

Item Type: Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2012.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tropical plants--Identification, Plants--Malaysia, Gunung Jagoi, altitude, native palm, distribution, diversity, FSTS, 2012, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS, universiti, university, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, IPTA, education, undergraduate, research
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2015 01:57
Last Modified: 11 May 2015 07:18
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/6196

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