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Animal Diversity: Natural History and Conservation Vol. 3
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Anil K Verma, Vijay Kumar Gupta
xiii+458p., col. plts., figs., tabls., ind., 25 cm
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Weight :  1020 gms
Binding :  E-Book
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2013
 

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ISBN: 9789351301264
Status: In Stock 
Price : Rs 13190.00 (Library)   Buy From Amazon

The present volume, “Animal Diversity, Natural History and Conservation- Vol. 3” with 22 chapters of the series has been compiled and the important contributions include:
Bacterial Diversity in Faecal Microbiota of Badgers Meles meles Linnaeus (1758), in Portugal
Diversity of Entomopathogenic Nematodes in India: An Overview
Investigation of Termite Biodiversity in the Foot Hills of Maruthamalai, Western Ghats Region, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Biodiversity of Spittle Bugs in the Foot Hills of Maruthamalai, Western Ghats Region, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Status, Diversity and Distribution of Freshwater Mollusca of India
Distribution and Conservation Status of Syngnathids Fish, Family Syngnathidae: A Review
Diversity of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoise in Northeast India
A Glimpse of the Avifaunal Diversity of Jammu Himalayas
Ecology and Status of the Ganges Dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica): India's National Aquatic Animal, in Southern West Bengal
Ecology of Spotted Owlet (Athene brama Temminck, 1821) in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Natural History of the Little Known Endemic Mammal Herpestes palustris in Southern West Bengal, India
Animal Diversity in Kuldiha Wildlife Santuary, Odisha, India
Changing Habitat Considerations for Conservation of the Asian Openbill (Anastomus oscitans) in the Raigang (Kulik) Bird Santuary, Raigang, India
Human-Elephant Conflict: Case Studies from Karanjia and Suggested Measures for Mitigation
The book with it's balanced approach will be a valuable and an important research compendium that shall stimulate interest and satisfy the need of the ecologists, environmentalist and the conservationists to some extent.

Editorial Board v
Foreword vii
Preface ix
1. Bacterial Diversity in Faecal Microbiota of Badgers Meles meles Linnaeus (1758), in Portugal 1
2. Diversity of Entomopathogenic Nematodes in India: An Overview 19
3. Investigation of Termite Biodiversity in the Foot Hills of Maruthamalai, Western Ghats Region, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 29
4. Seasonal Population Dynamics and Migration of Butterflies in Coastal Plains of Kalpakkam, Southern India 37
5. Male Genitalia as Taxonomic Tool in the Classification of Indian Acridoidea (Orthoptera) 55
6. Biodiversity of Spittle Bugs in the Foot Hills of Maruthamalai, Western Ghats Region, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 63
7. Ultra Structural Comparison of Spinneret Morphology of Some Orb Weaving Spiders 71
8. Status, Diversity and Distribution of Freshwater Mollusca of India 95
9. Distribution of the Invasive Giant African Snail, Achatina fulica (Bowdich) in Bangalore Urban District 119
10. Distribution and Conservation Status of Syngnathids Fish, Family Syngnathidae: A Review 135
11. Review on Freshwater Riverine Fin-Fish Diversity in Northern Part of West Bengal, India 177
12. Length-Weight Relationships of Eight Fish Species from the Bulgarian Black Sea Waters 189
13. Exotic Ornamental Fishes in India: Perspectives and Problems 197
14. Diversity of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises in Northeast India 215
15. A Glimpse of the Avifaunal Diversity of Jammu Himalayas 237
16. Ecology and Status of the Ganges Dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica): India’s National Aquatic Animal in
Southern West Bengal 253
17. Ecology of Spotted Owlet (Athene brama Temminck, 1821) in Madurai District, Tamil Nadu, India 283
18. Natural History of the Little Known Endemic Mammal
19. Animal Diversity in Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary, Odisha, India 363
20. Seasonal Movement Pattern of Great Indian One-Horned Rhinos (Rhinoceros unicornis) Outside Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India 389
21. Changing Habitat Considerations for Conservation of the Asian Openbill (Anastomus oscitans) in the Raiganj (Kulik) Bird Sanctuary, Raiganj, India 399
22. Human-Elephant Conflict: Case Studies from Karanjia and Suggested Measures for Mitigation 417
Previous Volumes Contents 429
Index 433

Dr. Vijay Kumar Gupta, Ph.D., FLS, London Chief Scientist, CSIR- Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu, India. He did his Ph.D. (1979) in Zoology from University of Jammu, Jammu-India. His research capabilities are substantiated by his excellent work on histopathology, ecology and reproductive biology of fishes, turtles, birds and mammals.
He is Editor-in-Chief of the books, “Utilisation and Management of Medicinal Plants”, “Medicinal Plants: Phytochemistry, Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Vols.1&2)”, “Traditional and Folk Herbal Medicine”, “Natural Products: Research Reviews”, “Bioactive Phytochemicals: Perspectives for Modern Medicine”, “Perspectives in Animal Ecology and Reproduction (Vols.1-8)” and “Animal Diversity, Natural History & Conservation”.
Dr. Anil K. Verma, Ph.D., M.N.A.Sc., FLS, London Prof. & Head, Department of Zoology, Govt. (P.G.) Degree College Rajouri, J&K State. He has undergone his M.Phil. (1988) and awarded first rank and Ph.D.(1993). Dr. Verma has published about 60 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” a Daya Publications, New Delhi.

   

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