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Floristic Diversity and Conservation Strategies in India (Volume 4)

 
N.P. Singh (Editor) D K Singh (Editor)
Synopsis Based on the enormous data, accumulated by the scientists of the Botanical Survey of India over a period of more than hundred years, on various facets of the floristic wealth of our country, the department initiated a series on Floristic Diversity and Conservation Strategies in India to take stock of the status of diversity and conservation in various taxonomic groups of Flora of India and related applied aspects. The first volume in the series, covering a general review of floristic diversity and conservation strategies in the country, and specific chapters on different groups of Cryptogams, viz. Algae, Fungi, Lichens, Bryophytes (liverworts and mosses), Pteridophytes, and the Gymnosperms was published in 1997. Whereas, the next two volumes dealing with floristic diversity in context of States and Union Territories of India were brought out in 1999. The volume IV in the series is devoted to selected taxa of Angiosperms, viz. dominant families, genera and groups, including agrobiodiversity, medicinal plants and ethnobotany, besides a general overview of taxonomic, economic, aesthetic, cultural and conservational aspects of species diversity in Indian Angiosperms. These volumes will provide an important input for the Biological Wealth of India, a publication proposed to be brought out by the Ministry of Environment and Forests on the lines of Megadiversity : Earth’s Biologically Wealthiest Countries." No.
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About the authors

N.P. Singh

N.P. Singh is presently working as a Principal Scientist and Head, Division of Agronomy, School of Agricultural Science and Rural Development, Nagaland University, Medziphema. He completed his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Agronomy from the Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He is a recipient of District Merit Fellowship and BHU Fellowship. He has published 38 research papers and 70 popular articles. He has also attended 76 conferences at regional, national and international levels.

D K Singh

Dr. D.K. Singh, is a recipient of award from the State Forest Department of Rajasthan for production and protection of plants through scientific techniques and gold medallist from the C.S.A. University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur, U.P., where he did his B.Sc. (Ag. & A.H.) and M.Sc. (Ag) Horticulture in 1988 and 1992 respectively. He obtained his doctorate degree from the G.B. pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttranchal in 1996 on the research entitled “Effect of paclobutrazol on growth and bearing of mango cultivars”. He was awarded senior research fellowship from I.C.A.R., New Delhi. Dr. Singh started his carrier in 1995 as Assistant Agriculture Research Officer (Horticulture) at Government Agriculture Research Statioin, Hanumangarh Town, Rajasthan. Presently he is Assistant Professor, Horticulture at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Anta, Baran under, M.P. University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur. The author has published more than 125 research papers and popular articles in various journals and magazines on various aspects of horticulture besides two bulletins, 5 folders and a pamphlet. He participated in many national and international symposium, workshop and training programme.

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Title Floristic Diversity and Conservation Strategies in India (Volume 4)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2001
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
length x+1631-2340p., Plates; Tables.