BIOMES Presented by Shantagouda
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Biome Equatorial Rain Forest
Equatorial Rain Forest Found around Equator Amazon rainforest, Congo basin, East indies and parts of South East Asia.
MAP Of Equatorial Rain Forest S Bogota Kuala Lump hot, wet equatorial regions
Climate Uniform weather throughout the year Absence of Distinct season Rains in the afternoons High Relative Humidity Double rainfall peaks coinciding with thoe Double rainfall peaks coinciding with the equinoxes
Vegetation Abundance of species - Difficult to penetrate the junge No month without Rain Epiphytes Unfertile soil Canopy structure - layered trees n Hardwood trees - mahogany, rosewood, rubber, ebony eto.
Major Tribal groups Malaysia-Orang Osli Sumatra-Kubus Bo rneo - Dayaks Congo Basin-Pygmies South America -Amazon Indians
Life and Development - Shifting Cultivation Natural Rubber Plantations in Amazon Basin Cocoa in Ghana & Nigeria. crops cultivated in the region. - Oil palm, coffee, tea, tobacco ete are other
Constraints for development Prevalence of Bacteria & Insect pests, Infertile soil Diffeulty in lumbering and livestock Difficulty in lumbering livestock farming, Excessive heat &high humidity.