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Table 3 Estimated rate of carbon flux in selected planted forests in India

From: A systematic review on the aboveground biomass and carbon stocks of Indian forest ecosystems

Tree species Area (ha) Av. litter production C flux Total C flux in the planted area (Mt. C yr.− 1)
  (FSI 1999) (t ha− 1 yr.− 1) (Mt C yr.− 1)  
Eucalyptus spp. 1360.91 4.50 2.03 27.5
Tectona grandis 1330.09 3.60 1.62 21.5
Acacia auriculiformis 564.67 3.03 1.36 7.7
Pinus roxburghii 381.54 4.94 2.22 7.1
Dalbergia sisoo 266.58 3.03 1.36 3.6
Shorea robusta 250.28 11.27 5.07 1.3
Gmelina arborea 148.01 2.17 0.97 1.4
Casuarina equisetifolia 134.00 3.15 1.41 1.9
Populus deltoids 47.48 3.71 1.66 0.8
Bombax ceiba 37.97 1.30 0.58 0.2
  1. Raizada et al. (2003)