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Perspectives in Animal Ecology and Reproduction (Vol. 3)

V K Gupta (Editor) Anil K Verma (Editor)
Synopsis The present volume of the series “Perspectives in Animal Ecology and Reproduction” is a compendium of original articles and review papers comprising of 21 chapters, bifurcated into two sections in the area of animal ecology and reproduction. Section I provides a glimpse into the recent research on nematodes ecology; ecological adaptation in bugs; fish diseases; reviews on pollutional and ecological problems of diverse aquatic habitats. It also includes a chapter on the ecology and natural history of Indian crocodile and an account on the population dynamics and status of peafowl in some habitats of India. Ecological parameters of avifauna of ramnagar Wildlife Sanctuary, jammu and the daily activities of rhesus monkey have also been included in this section. Section II on animal reproduction gives and insight into current research on the reproductive potential of diverse animals ranging from insects through mammals and also reviews the progress made in the field in past reviews the progress made in the field in past few years. An account of prey-feed modulation and reproductive potential of freshwater emydid turtles and a review of the hypothalamic pituitary gonadal axis in animals emphasizes the relationship between organism and their immediate environment. It is hoped that this volume providing recent information covering two major aspects on a large number of animals will be of great help to students, teachers, researchers, scientists an other interested in animal ecology and reproduction.
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About the authors

V K Gupta

Dr. Vijay Kumar Gupta (born 1953) is a Senior Scientist in Regional Research Laboratory (CSIR), Jammu, India. He did his M.Sc. (1975) and Ph.D. (1979) in Zoology both from University of Jammu, Jammu. His research capabilities are substantiated by his excellent work on ecology and reproductive biology of fishes, turtles, birds and mammals which has already got recognition in India and abroad. Dr. Gupta has to his credit more than 60 scientific publications and review articles which have appeared in internationally recognized Indian and foreign journals. Recently he has been nominated as Man of the Year 2004 by the Governing Board of Editors of the American Biographical Institute, USA and a Consulting Editors of the Contemporary Who's Who.

Anil K Verma

Dr. Anil K. Verma (born 1963) working as lecturer, Deptt. of Zoology, Government Degree College (Boys), Udhampur, J&K State did his M.Sc. in Zoology (1986) from University of Jammu, Jammu. He has undergone his M.Phil (19993) and awarded first rank and Ph.D. (1993) in the field of animal reproduction at the same University and has published about 40 research papers and review articles in reputed journals and books. He is also a member Editorial Board of the book series Advances in Fish and Wildlife: Ecology and Biology, Daya Publishing House, New Delhi. In recognition his standing in greater scientific community, the Board of Directors of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) New York, Washington, has recently awarded (2003) membership to him.

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Title Perspectives in Animal Ecology and Reproduction (Vol. 3)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2006
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170354242
length xviii+443p., Tables; Figures; References; Index; 23cm.