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An Annotated Bibliography of Taxonomic Botany of Peninsular India 1959-1978

 
M P Nayar (Author) R.S. Raghavan (Author) S.K. Karthikeyan (Author)
Synopsis Easy retrieval of scientific information is an important aid in any research activity, and particularly so, in floristic and taxonomic work where discoveries of new species, new records, nomen clatural changes and revisions are published in a variety of scientific literature scattered all over the world. To keep abreast with such work, bibliographies, check-lists and other reference systems prove very useful. The present bibliography will go a long way in meeting such a need for workers on the taxonomy, not only in Peninsular India, but even in those countries where Scientists are engaged in evaluation of plant resources in one way or the other. In the introduction to the work the authors have described the arrangements of the text-matter which will facilitate its reference. This annotates bibliography was presented by the authors in the symposium on "the Floristics of Peninsular India', organized by the BSI and held at Coimbatore in 1978. As it was felt that this bibliography will be of much wider interest than the remaining papers presented in the symposium, it was decided to publish this bibliography separately so that its copies could be widely made available.
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M P Nayar

Dr. M.P. Nayar, Botanical Survey of India received M.Sc. degree from the University of Kerala (1955) with a First Class and First Rank and Ph.D. from the University of London (1966).  He worked as Botanist at Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, U.K. from 1961-1967.  He visited several Herbaria and Gardesn inj Europe during 1961-1967.  He monographed the family Melastomataceae for South East Asia.  He is the author of five books and a book on "The Names of Flowering Plants" is under publication.  He has about 150 original scientific papers to his credit and he described about 110 new species in the above-mentioned publications.  He represented the Department of Environment as the leader of the Indian Team on Plant Working Group for the Convention of International Trade on Endangered Species in Fabruary 1984 at Tuscon, U.S.A.  He is also working as Consultant and Chairman, Indian Subcontinent Plant Specialist Group, Species Survival Commission of IUCN.

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Title An Annotated Bibliography of Taxonomic Botany of Peninsular India 1959-1978
Format Softcover
Date published: 01.01.1981
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
length viii+202p., 23cm.