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Table 2 Weighted averages of forest characteristics and fuel loads in the Nilgiri (1996 to 2005) and Sathyamangalam (1997 to 2012) landscapes.

From: Contrasting Fire Regimes in a Seasonally Dry Tropical Forest and a Savanna Ecosystem in the Western Ghats, India

   Landscape
  Nilgiri Sathyamangalam
Tree species richness (no. per 0.5 ha) 18.4 13.6
Trees >10 cm dbh (ha−1) 280.0 147.0
Basal area (m2 ha−1) 19.0 8.5
1 hr fuels (Mg ha−1) 1.3 0.7
10 hr fuels (Mg ha−1) 1.0 1.9
100 hr fuels (Mg ha−1) 2.9 8.6
1000 hr fuels (Mg ha−1) 12.5 5.2
Total fuels (Mg ha−1) 17.7 16.3