IMPORTANCE VALUE INDEX (IVI) STUDY OF SOME SATANA FOREST OF NASHIK DISTRICT (MS), INDIAJ.T. Jadhav
Frequency (%), density and basal areas data converted into relative frequency, relative density and relative basal area. The sum of all the three gives an Importance Value Index (IVI) of each species. This will gives an overall picture of ecological importance of a species with respect to community structure.