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Biodiversity of Aquatic and Semi-Aquatic Plants of Uttar Pradesh

D C Saini (Author) S K Singh (Author) Kamlesh Rai (Author)
Synopsis Biodiversity of aquatic and semi aquatic plants constitutes an integral component of any aquatic ecosystem. They serve as a source of food and shelter for the aquatic fauna, thus forming the base of aquatic wildlife conservation practices. They are economically useful in providing medicinal and aesthetic values and may serve as a good source of fertilizer. An account of diversity of aquatic plants is necessary for preventing and maintaining excessive erosion, turbidity of water, and source of oxygen for respiration and provides protection against hot and cold weather to aquatic fauna. This book has been written with a hope that it will work as a reference to botanists, agriculturists, forester, ecologists and ethnobotanists. The book includes introduction, geographical position, vegetational composition and key to the families in addition to the description of plants. Number of species described are 751. This includes phanerogams and the vascular cryptogams with illustrations and photographs to facilitate their easy identification. The families of angiosperms have been arranged according to Bentham and Hookers system (1872) whereas families of vascular cryptogams to that of Smiths system of classification (2006). Each species has its correct name, basionym (if any), important synonyms, concise description, ecological association, ethnobotanical information and the phonological data. The work is of fundamental importance for the persons interested in further exclusive studies on taxonomy, ecology, embryology of the plants including the ethnobotany, forestry and soil conservation.
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About the author

S K Singh

Dr. S.K. Singh is PhD. In Zoology from Patna university, Patna and is presently working as professor & head, department of Wildlife Management, faculty of Forestry, Birsa Agricultural university, Kanke, Panchi. He has been associated with forestry teaching since 1983. Dr. Singh obtained a Diploma-in-Forestry from F.R.I. & Colleges, Dehradun. He made a one year academic visit to the U.S.A. as Visiting Professor in Forestry and was also trained in the field of Agroforestry at Costa Rica. He has also written a book entitled "Textbook of Wildlife management" which is very popular amongst student community.

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Title Biodiversity of Aquatic and Semi-Aquatic Plants of Uttar Pradesh
Format Hardcover
Date published: 27.11.2010
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
length 479p., 536 Col. Illustrations; Glossary; Index.