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Flora of Sultanpur National Park Gurgaon District, Haryana

M.R. Debta (Author) S.K. Srivastava (Author)

From the preface: The inventorisation and documentation of indigenous flora is an essential prerequisite for formulating effective conservation strategies. Keeping this in view, the Department of Forests, Haryana has approached Botanical Survey of India to prepare a database of plant wealth occurring in Sultanpur National Park, also one of the important Bird sanctuaries in northern part of India located in Gurgaon. The Botanical Survey of India, Northern Regional Centre has carried out intensive and extensive field tours and collected more than 700 specimens, which were identified, studied and documented. The flora of Sultanpur National Park covers an area of about 1.5 km2 representing semi-arid forest, wetlands and grasslands. The flora of the park comprises 151 taxa of angiosperms belonging to 129 genera under 54 families. In addition to these 23 species of algae 17 species of wood-rotting fungi, 2 species of pteridophytes are also recorded.

The floristic account of the park area represents currently accepted name of the species with brief description along with their habitat, local name, and uses, if any. Further, almost all the species are provided with their colour photographs for easy identification by the forest management authorities and the visiting tourists as well.

Contents: Preface. Introduction. 1. Geographical location. 2. Topography. 3. Climate. 4. Vegetation. 5. Materials and presentation. 6. Floristic analysis. 7. Useful plants. 8. Wildlife. 9. Taxonomic treatment. 10. Key to the families. 11. Dicotyledons. 12. Monocotyledons. Conclusion. References. Appendices. Index.

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S.K. Srivastava

Dr. S.K. Srivastava is presently working as a faculty member in Psychology Department at Gurukul Kangri University, Hardwar. Dr. S.K. Srivastava received his Ph.D. Degree in Psychology (Department of Humanities and Social Sciences) from IIT Roorkee, his field of specialization being Industrial/Organizational Psychology. He owned National Scholarship for postgraduate course and UGC Research Fellowship for his Ph.D. Work. He also has served as Lecturer in Psychology in the Department of Higher Education, Haryana for three years, and since 1986 he has been a faculty member of Psychology Department at Gurukul Kangri University, Hardwar. Dr. Srivastava is associated with various academic bodies in the field of Psychology and Management. Dr. Srivastava has supervised research work leading to award of fifteen Ph.Ds and Sixty Master Degree. He has contributed more than Ninety-Five research papers and articles to various journals in India and Abroad. He has to his credit four books, two conference proceedings and five psychological instruments, which are widely used in psychological and social research. Dr. Srivastava has completed four research projects sponsored and financed by ICSSR and UGC, New Delhi. He has organized two conferences at National and International levels in Gurukul Kangri University, Hardwar. Simultaneously, he has been member of Executive Committee of International Association for Peace Psychology (IAPP).

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Title Flora of Sultanpur National Park Gurgaon District, Haryana
Format Hardcover
Date published: 28.07.2015
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 8181770668
length 163p., 6 Colour Plates; Tables; 80 Colour Photographs