Lake Mainit is covered by different vegetative groups: grassland, brush land, secondary forest , limestone forest, marshland, riparian and lowland rice paddies.
COMPOSITION ASSESSMENTUNDERSTORY FLORAOF JABONGA, AGUSAN DELNORTEJONI REY CAMPILAN
• Vegetation has been widely used to describehabitat characteristics, water quality andmake predictions about the presence andcomposition of the surrounding communities(Appelgren and Mattila, 2005).• Last survey of the vegetation surroundingLake Mainit: PAWB, 1997BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
This study sought to:1. Collect, classify, and identify understory plantsof Jabonga, Agusan del Norte.2. Assess the composition and distribution of theidentified specimen in terms of Density,Relative Density, Frequency, RelativeFrequency, Dominance, Relative Dominance,and Species Diversity.3. Evaluate the conservation status of plantsdocumented.1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
The study serves asBASELINE information on composition ofunderstory plants in Jabonga, Agusan delNorte.AID to the developing core objectives for theconservation monitoring and decision makingof the area.1.2 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
RESULT ANALYSISMETRICSMETHODINDICATORSSTUDY UNDERSTORY FLORADIVERSITYTARGET SPECIES FOR CONSERVATIONRARE, ENDEMIC, ENDAGEREDSPECIESQUADRAT SAMPLINGNo. ofSpeciesSpeciesStatusDATA ANALYSIS & CONSERVATION STATUS ASSESSMENTUNDERSTORY DIVERSITYUNDERSTORY FLORA≤ 3 m (height)QUADRAT METHODAbundance,Frequency, &DominanceSpeciesDiversity