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Wetlands Conservation and Management

B.B. Hosetti (Editor)
Synopsis This book embodies 17 chapters dealing with the ecobiology of various Ramsar and Non-Ramsar wetlands of India. The status of Ramsar wetlands is presented in chapter one. Chapter two deals with the ecobiology and wildlife status and associated species of Indian mangroves. Ecological diversity of freshwater algae is provided in chapter three. In consecutive chapters information on constructed wetlands like waste stabilisation ponds, Amani tanks, Brachionid rotifers, brackish water ponds, freshwater hydrophytes, Artemia culture, fish nursery ponds, freshwater ponds and Gudavi wetlands is provided. In this book the concept of wetland ecology is explained in a readable and intelligible way with suitable case studies. This book may not only provide reference but also inspire young researchers in the field of wetland ecology in particular and aquatic biology in general.
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About the author

B.B. Hosetti

B.B. Hosettti (b. 1957) M.Sc.; Ph.D. Reader and Chairman in Department of Applied Zoology, Kuvempu University, Shankarghatta, Shimoga District, Karnataka, possesses many years of experience is an outstanding teacher and researcher. He is a recipient of all the meritorial fellowship awards of CSIR, New Delhi, India (JRF, SRF and RA). He did his Ph.D. degree on the topic related to biological treatment of wastewater using waste stabilization pond process from Karnatak University, Dharwad in 1987. He has received Young Scientist Award from the Society of Biosciences, India during 1989-90 for the work on wastewater enzyme assay. Worked as visiting faculty member at the Environmental Resources Department, University of Salford, U.K. under Leverhulme Fellowship Programme during 1990-91. He has also worked at Environmental Science Programme, University of Mzssachusetts, Amherst, USA as a visiting faculty member during 2003-04. He has written six book and more than 100 research papers and reviews in national and international journals. He has been nominated as Research Board of Advisors for the for the ABI Institute for Who's Who in the World, USA. He has also successfully guided five candidates for Ph.D. degree. His special interest includes Environmental Pollution Abatement and Wildlife Management.

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Bibliographic information

Title Wetlands Conservation and Management
Author B.B. Hosetti
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2002
Edition 1st Ed.
Publisher Pointer Publishers
Language: English
isbn 8171323014
length xvi+324 p., Figs.; Plates; Tables