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Glimpses of Biodiversity by Hosetti, B B

ISBN: 9788170352693
Binding: Hard Bound
Biblio: xv+296p., figs., tabls., bib., ind., 23 cm
Weight: 520 gms
Pages: 311
Imprint: Daya Publishing House
Year: 2016
Price : Rs 1795.00
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About the Book
The book collates information on mainly four aspects. First is general aspects of biodiversity, second is information available on Western Ghat biodiversity, the third aspect is related to biodiversity regulations and conventions and the fourth aspect is on some information on the rare and endangered species. These four aspects are spread into nine chapters. Chapter one deals with the general aspects of biodiversity. The information available on the flora and fauna of Western Ghats collated from various sources is provided in chapter 2. The subjects like draft biodiversity bill and conservation methods are dealt in chapter 3 and 4 respectively. The National strategy to collect information biodiversity is given in chapter 5. Various methods of gene banking are described in chapter 6 and chapter 7 deals with the convention on biodiversity. The details about the convention on international trade in endangered species is narrated in chapter 8. The last chapter of this book imparts information of Silent valley, Lion tailed Macaca, River dolphins, Asiatic lion, Musk deer, Great Indian bastard, Baya birds, Orchids, Pea fowls, Wood duck and Marine turtles of India. This book not only provides reference but also serve as a guide and inspiration for the future research. The scientists, teachers, students wildlife officials and biodiversity lovers are expected to find this book indispensable.