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Perspectives in Animal Ecology and Reproduction, Volume VI

V K Gupta (Editor) Anil K Verma (Editor) G D Singh (Editor)

The present book entitled, "Perspective in Animal Ecology and Reproduction" is a reference book on various facts of animal's ecology and reproduction. Lack of a comprehensive treatise on these important aspects of biology has prompted this humble piece of work. This volume is comprised of 27 research articles written by the eminent research workers of the country on various aspects of animals and their surrounding environment. As many as seventeen articles pertain to animal ecology and ten to their reproductive strategies. The important topics which have found a place in this volume are:

    * Microbial studies of Lake Mansar in Jammu Shiwaliks.
    * Ecology, mass production, storage and applications of entomopathogenic nematodes.
    * Biodiversity of wild silkmoth.
    * Dragonflies of Western Ghats.
    * Conservation of Tasar Fauna and Flora.
    * Study of pesticides use in Cropland fields.
    * Amphibian and reptilian diversity in Western Himalaya.
    * Physiological studies on quails and rats.
    * Life cycle studies in Crustaceans.
    * Study on radioprotective effect of melatonin in mice.
    * Role of pheromones and other semiochemicals in mammals.

People at different walks of life including students, researchers, animal breeders, policy makers and administrative shall find this volume of the series very useful.

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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.

G D Singh

Dr. Gurdarshan Singh (born 1962-), working as senior Scientist in Pharmacology Division of Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (CSIR), Jammu. He did his M.Sc. (1987) and Ph.D. (1993) in Zoology from University of Jammu, Jammu-India.

Dr. Singh has published 13 research papers, both in national and international journals of high repute and impact factor. He is also actively involved in Indo- Malaysian research project on Malaysian medicinal plant, Labisia pumila and generated pre-clinical safety pharmacology data. His main areas of research are toxicity and regulatory pharmacology of new chemical entities for drug development programme.

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Bibliographic information

Title Perspectives in Animal Ecology and Reproduction, Volume VI
Format Hardcover
Date published: 15.03.2010
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170356350, 9788170356356
length xiv+497p., Tables; Figures, Plates; References; Index; 22cm.