Biological Diversity: Current Status and Conservation Policies

Volume 1 (Pages 400)

ISBN: 978-81-954996-2-5 (Paperback)
ISBN: 978-81-954996-4-9 (E-book)
DOI: 10.26832/aesa-2021-bdcp

Price: 1350 INR / 100 USD
(Print version)

Biological Diversity: Current Status and Conservation Policies

Editors: Dr. Vinod Kumar, Dr. Sunil Kumar, Dr. Nitin Kamboj and Dr. Temin Payum
Co-editors: Mr. Pankaj Kumar and Ms. Sonika Kumari

Brief Overview:  The present book has been designed to bind prime knowledge of climate change-induced impacts on various aspects of our environment and its biological diversity. The book also contains updated information, methods and tools for the monitoring and conservation of impacted biological diversity.

Date of publication: 25 October, 2021

Table of contents

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Chapter 1: Biological diversity: Introduction, values, threats and conservation measures

Sheetal Rani, Sonika Kumari, Pankaj Kumar and Vinod Kumar

Chapter 2: Ethnobotanical studies: Importance and conservation strategies

Manju and Tasavur Ahad

Chapter 3: Weeds biodiversity: Challenges and opportunity in current context

Sheetal Dhiman Mukherjee

Chapter 4: Protected areas in biodiversity conservation of India: An overview

P. Sujithra, E. Sobhana, K. Elango, G. Vijayalakshmi and P. Arunkumar

Chapter 5: Climate change and its enormous impacts on global biodiversity

E. Sobhana, P. Sujithra, K. Elango, G. Vijayalakshmi and P. Arunkumar

Chapter 6: Biodiversity conservation to mitigate the impact of climate change on agro-ecosystems

Ananya Mishra, Rohitashw Kumar and Rishi Richa

Chapter 7: Impact and assessment of climate change on biological diversity

Mahrukh and Rohitashw Kumar

Chapter 8: Impacts of invasive alien plant species on biodiversity in the regions of Western Himalayas, India: An overview

Sugam Gupta, Naresh Kumar, Devvret Verma, Archana Bachheti, Ashish Kumar Arya, Kamal Kant Joshi and Rakesh Kumar Bachheti

Chapter 9: Indigenous knowledge in forest conservation, species diversity and stocking potential: A historical perspectives of northwest Tanzania

Gisandu K. Malunguja, Ratan Chowdhury, Setho Mokhets’engoane, Nadarajah Pravin Diliban, Tamrat Yimenu Zeleke, Phurailatpam Surjit Sharma, Ashalata Devi and Chrispinus D.K. Rubanza

Chapter 10: An overview on aquatic biodiversity of India

Sunil Kumar and Shoma Devi

Chapter 11: Avian diversity at Beas River conservation reserve under urbanization and intensive agriculture in Punjab, India

Sachin Kumar and Tejdeep Kaur Kler

Chapter 12: Waterbird survey at Bheemgoda Barrage and Missarpur Ganga Ghat wetlands of Haridwar district in Uttarakhand, India

Ashish Kumar Arya, Kamal Kant Joshi, Archana Bachheti and Deepak Kumar

Chapter 13: An updated checklist of fauna of Binsar wildlife sanctuary of Uttarakhand (Western Himalaya), India

Manoj Kumar Arya, Aarti Badoni, Aman Verma and Ambika Tiruwa

Chapter 14: Avifaunal diversity and conservation status of Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Iqbal Ali Khan and Anil Kumar

Chapter 15: Role of earthworm biodiversity in soil fertility and crop productivity improvement

Nitin Kamboj, Amrit Kumar, Vishal Kamboj, Aditi Bisht, Neeraj Pandey and Manisha Bharti

Chapter 16: Role of microbial diversity in ecosystem sustainability

Vishal Kumar Deshwal

Chapter 17: Ecology and diversity of plant aphids in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India

Sunil Kumar and Deepa Saini

Chapter 18: Insect’s diversification and their conservation strategies

Ashish Uniyal

Chapter 19: Aquatic insect’s biodiversity: importance and their conservation

K. Elango, G. Vijayalakshmi, P. Arunkumar, E. Sobhana and P. Sujithra

Chapter 20: Insect biodiversity and their conservation for sustainable ecosystem functioning

Sudhanshu Bala Nayak, Elango K. and Kavadana Sankara Rao

Chapter 21: Biological control of invasive pests in India

Sonu Kumari, Balbir Singh, Soniya Dhanda and Neeru Dumra

Chapter 22: Hydrobiological characteristics of Ganga River at Barrage Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, India

Gajendra Kumar, Shoma Devi and Sunil Kumar

Chapter 23: Geo-environmental assessment in semiarid region of Pulivendula tehsil, Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh, India

B. P. Bhaskar

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