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Perspectives in Animal Ecology and Reproduction, Volume 9

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

The present volume of the book series, “Perspectives in Animal Ecology and Reproduction, Vol. 9” provides a diversified information regarding ecology and reproduction of animals ranging from microorganisms to man. This volume contains as many as twenty six research and review articles written by eminent researchers from within India and abroad. The important contributions included in his book are:

· Bioremediation of Heavy Metal Pollution from Industrial Waste Water by Microorganisms · Acridoids as Bio-indicators of Contaminant Accumulation in the Industrial Areas of the State of Jharkhand (India) · Novel Biopesticides for the Sustainable Management of Mosquito Vectors (Insecta: Diptera: Culicidae) · Use of Biological Insecticides for the Control of Dengue Vector, Aedes aegypti (L.) (Insecta: Diptera: Culicidae) · Effect of some Abiotic Factors on the Post Embryonic Development of Spathosternum prasiniferum Walker · Effects of Xylene, Benzene and Gear Oil-WSF Exposures on Certain Biochemical Parameters of Gafrarium divaricatum (Gmelin) · Pineal Melatonin and Reproduction in Teleostean Fishes · Alterations in Haematological and Biochemical Parameters of Climbing Perch, Anabas testudineus (Bloch), Due to Mercury Intoxication

· Alterations in Haematological Parameters of an Indian Major Carp Labeo rohita Exposed to Dye Effluent

· Anti-Hepatotoxic Efficacy of Vitamins (‘B’ Complex and C) on Ibuprofen Induced Liver Damage in Rats

· Antioxidant Activity of Genistein on Polychlorinated Biphenyl (Aroclor 1260) Induced Toxicity in TM3 Leydig Cell Line

· Protective Role of Vitamin E on Polychlorinated Biphenyl (Aroclor 1260) Induced Oxidative Damage and Changes in Steroidogenic Enzymes in TM3 Leydig Cell Line

This is a humble attempt to provide information about some important animals belonging to various groups that are economically important in a simple and lucid manner. An exhaustive subject index has been appended to the text making reference hunting easier. The book will prove very useful for the persons involved in the field of animal ecology and reproduction.

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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 9
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2013
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788170358299
length xvi+548., Colour; Plates; Tables; Index; 23cm.