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Animal Diversity: Natural History and Conservation Vol. 2
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Gupta, V K et al
xiii+490p., col. plts., figs., tabls., ind., 25 cm
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Weight :  1080 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2013
 

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ISBN: 9788170358312
Status: In Stock 
Price: Rs 3500.00  

Present volume of the series, “Animal Diversity, Natural History and Conservation- Vol.2” comprises the vast body of research on the subject and includes 22 articles/chapters written by eminent researchers from various regions of India and abroad. The notable contributions included in this volume are:
On the Faunal Diversity of Arunachal Pradesh: Composition, Threats and Conservation Needs
The Chalcodoid Hemipteran Fauna of Western Ghats
Diversity of Spiders in Kuttanad Rice Agroecosystem, Kerala, India
An Overview on the Biology of Horse Mackerel, Trachurus mediterraneus, off the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast
Perspectives of Entomopathogenic Fungi for Sustainable Agriculture
Bird Community Composition in Relation to Vegetation of Ramnagar Wildlife Sanctuary, Jammu (J&K)
Conservation of Breeding Population of Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus in Eastern Nepal
Differential Responses of Bats and Non-volant Small Mammals to Habitat Disturbances in two Tropical Forest Types of Southwest Ghana
Diversity, Distribution and Taxonomy of Pyrgomorphidae (Orthoptera: Pyrgomorphoidea) of Punjab (India)
Exploitation, Sustainable Utilization and Conservation of Marine Mollusca in India
Biology of Dominant Spiders in Kuttanad Rice Agroecosystem, Kerala, India
Ecology, Status and Aberrant Behaviour of Bengal Tiger in the Indian Sundarbans
It is hoped that this book shall generate database for the researchers and academicians working on this field who shall find this volume very useful in their relevant research pursuits.

Editorial Board v
Foreword vii
Preface ix
1. On the Faunal Diversity of Arunachal Pradesh: Composition, Threats and Conservation Needs 1
2. Eco-Distributional Analysis of Drosophila Community in Coorg District of Karnataka State 33
3. A Revision of the Genus Subancistrocerus de Saussure (Hymenoptera : Vespidae : Eumeninae) from Indian Subcontinent 53
4. Wood Destroying Termites (Insecta : Isoptera) of India and their Economic Importance 69
5. The Chalciodoid Hymenopteran Fauna of the Western Ghats 103
6. Diversity of Spiders in Kuttanad Rice Agroecosystem, Kerala, India 127
7. Energy Budget of a Population of the Hymenosomatid Crab, Elamenopsis kempi from Garmat-Ali River, Basrah, Iraq 151
8. An Overview on the Biology of Horse Mackerel, Trachurus mediterraneus, off the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast 165
9. Fiddler Crabs, Bioturbation and Ecosystem Engineering 181
10. Impact of Climate Change on the Fish Farming 193
11. Perspectives of Entomopathogenic Fungi for Sustainable Agriculture 205
12. Bird Community Composition in Relation to Vegetation of Ramnagar Wildlife Sanctuary, Jammu (J&K) 233
13. Chiropteran Mammals: Representing the Lowland Rain Forest at the Northern Region of Papua, Indonesia 247
14. Conservation of Breeding Population of Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus in Eastern Nepal 257
15. Differential Responses of Bats and Non-volant Small Mammals to Habitat Disturbances in two Tropical Forest Types of Southwest Ghana 273
16. Diversity, Distribution and Taxonomy of Pyrgomorphidae (Orthoptera: Pyrgomorphoidea) of Punjab (India) 299
17. Influence of Climatic, Chemical Factors and Human Interference on Distribution of Ants in Bharathiar University Campus, Western Ghats Region 317
18. Exploitation, Sustainable Utilization and Conservation of Marine Mollusca in India 323
19. Biology of Dominant Spiders in Kuttanad Rice Agroecosystem, Kerala, India 339
20. Redescription and Ecology of Pallisentis jagani, Koul et al., 1991 (Acanthocephala : Pallisentidae) from Channa punctatus in Jammu 355
21. Diversity of Ecto-Parasitic Ciliate Protozoa of Freshwater Fishes 367
22. Ecology, Status and Aberrant Behaviour of Bengal Tiger in the Indian Sundarbans 383
Previous Volume Content 459
Index 463

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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