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Biodiversity: Concepts and Conservation

 
B.B. Hossetti (Author) S. Ramkrishna (Author)
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The book Biodiversity : Concepts and Conservaton includes chapters on biodiversity and conservation strategies for various groups of organisms. The basic concept, what is biodiversity and its importance to humans is narrated in chapter one. Basic elements of hydrobiology and Ramsar wetlands are provided in chapter 2. The first Ramsar convention was held in the year 1972 in Ramsar city in Iran. In that convention it was discussed about the conservation of wetlands for the protection of aquatic birds. This aspect was contributed by Prof. Ramakrishna from Bangalore University, Bangalore. Chapter 3 deals with the conservation strategies for the coastal migratory wetland birds of Karwar district, Karnataka. This chapter is contributed by Prof. V.N. Naik and Roshan T. from Post Graduate Centre of Karnatak University, Dharwad. The butterfly and plant diversity of Daroji wildlife sanctuary, which is located in the arid scrub jungles of Ballary district is described in chapter 4. Prof. Muniswamy David and his team from Karnatka University have studied the fish abundance with reference to Indian perspective (chapter 5). Ischthyofauna of freshwater ponds of Shimoga area are studied by Prof. Venkateshwarlu and Prashant Kumar (Chapter 6). Prof. Usha Anandi and Mr. Sharat have jointly reported the abundance of ornamental fishes in the Adda Hole of Western Ghats in chapter 7. Awareness and conservation strategies for snakes of Midwestern Ghats are provided by Dr. Jagadish in the last chapter No. 8. This book with different aspects of biodiversity will help to decipher the knowledge and conservation of biological diversity in India.

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Bibliographic information

Title Biodiversity: Concepts and Conservation
Format Hardcover
Date published: 05.11.2016
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788179105313
length 160p.,