DISTRIBUTION RECORDS AND ECOLOGY OF BUTTERFLIES ATHYMA CAMA AND TAGIADES

NOTES ON RECENT DISTRIBUTION RECORDS AND ECOLOGY OF BUTTERFLIES ATHYMA CAMA MOORE (1858) AND TAGIADES MENAKA (MOORE, 1866) FROM EASTERN KUMAON DIVISION, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA Manoj Kumar Arya and Aman Verma Insect Biodiversity Laboratory, Department of Zoology, D.S.B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital, 263002, Uttarakhand, India [Corresponding author Email*: dr.manojkumar19@rediffmail.com] Received: 21-12-2018                                                              Read More …

ICHTHYO DIVERSITY OF BEAS RIVER SYSTEM

ICHTHYO DIVERSITY OF BEAS RIVER SYSTEM¸ NORTH WESTERN HIMALAYA (H.P.), INDIA Indu Sharma Zoological Survey of India, High Altitude Regional Center, Solan (H.P.)-173211 (Corresponding author E-mail: induzsi@gmail.com) Received: 08-01-2019                                                                                                        Read More …

STATUS, POPULATION SIZE AND CONSERVATION OF RHESUS MONKEY, MACACA MULATTA (ZIMMERMAN, 1780) IN DUMRAON, BIHAR, INDIA

Suday Prasad, Reyaz Ahmad and M. B. Thakur Veer Kunwar Singh College of Agriculture, Dumraon – 802136 Bihar, India (Email: sudayprasad@yahoo.co.in)Received: 20-09-2018 Accepted: 01-11-2018 AbstractDumraon is one of the oldest municipalities of Bihar and one of India’s oldest princely states. Among mammals, Rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) is one of the best-known species of old world monkeys. There are numerous populations of non-human primates (M. mulatta) living around the Rajgardh fort Dumraon, Buxar (Bihar). However, presently they are losing conservational support with rapid increases Read More …

ENDANGERED MANGROVE VEGETATION OF BARRINGTONIA RACEMOSA REPORTED FROM POOVAR SOUTH COAST OF INDIA FOR CONSERVATION CONCERN

S. Premjith, Prasanth and Jayasree, N. S. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Development Studies,Sasthamangalam, Trivandrum, Kerala, India (Email:drpremjith@rediffmail.com)Received: 17-07-2018 Revised: 23-07-2018 Accepted: 24-08-2018 AbstractPoovar is a popular tourist town in the Trivandrum district, Kerala state, west coast of India. This village has a beautiful sandy beach and bar-built estuary which attract tourists. The vegetation along the Poovar estuary has high degree of diversity and paleoendemism. Anthropogenic intervention has fragmented vegetation of Poovar estuary and many species are under the threat of extinction. They are Read More …

EFFICACY OF LAWSONIA INERMIS LEAVES EXTRACT AGAINST COPPER (CU++) TOXICITY INDUCED IN FISH CHANNA PUNCTATUS (BLOCH.)

EFFICACY OF LAWSONIA INERMIS LEAVES EXTRACT AGAINST COPPER (CU++) TOXICITY INDUCED IN FISH CHANNA PUNCTATUS (BLOCH.): A STUDY BASED ON CHROMOSOMAL ABERRATIONS Vivek Kumar and Sunil P. Trivedi* Environmental Toxicology & Bioremediation Laboratory (ETBL), *Department of Zoology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow- 226007 [email : vivekkumarsb@gmail.com; Corresponding aurhor* email : sat060523@gmail.com] Received: 04-03-2015 Revised: 21-05-2015 Accepted: 28-05-2015 Abstract: Lawsonia inermis, commonly known as ‘Henna’ or ‘Mehndi’, is an evergreen, medium sized shrub of the family Lythraceae. The leaves paste of this Read More …

STATUS AND CONSERVATION OF SOME COMMERCIALLY EXPLOITED MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC PLANTS

STATUS AND CONSERVATION OF SOME COMMERCIALLY EXPLOITED MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC PLANTS OF SHAKUMBHARI DEVI REGION OF SHIWALIK HILLS Amit Kumar and Anubha Sharma Department of Botany DAV (PG) College, Muzaffarnagar (UP) [e-mail-amit_bio80@yahoo.com] Abstract: Himalaya has received attention of a large number of botanists due to its vast vegetation wealth. Shakumbhari Devi region lies under the Shiwalik Foothills of Himalaya. The region is rich in its pilgrim importance and also very rich in the medicinal plant. Present study deals with the Read More …

ROLE OF VILLAGE ECOSYSTEM AND HABITAT ECOLOGY IN BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION

ROLE OF VILLAGE ECOSYSTEM AND HABITAT ECOLOGY IN BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION, A STUDY FROM THE THAR DESERT AREA OF RAJASTHAN, INDIA G.R. Parihar Department of Zoology, New Campus, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. [e-mail: grpariharjnvu@yahoo.com] Abstract: The profile of faunal diversity and variety of taxa vary from habitat to habitat, it is difficult to assess conclusively on the basis of this preliminary investigation that a particular institution support specific animal taxa compared to others. Although the impact of urbanization, Read More …

UNNOTICEBLE SACRED PLANTS SALVADORA IN NORTH GUJARAT

UNNOTICEBLE SACRED PLANTS SALVADORA IN NORTH GUJARAT (INDIA) D. N. Parmar and N. K. Patel Biology Department, Sheth M. N. Science college, Patan- 385 120 taxonomy.naren@gmail.com, http://plantethnobotany.ning.com Abstract: Sacred groves comprise of patches of forests or natural vegetation from a few trees to forests of several acres that are usually dedicated to local folk deities or tree spirits. These spaces are protected by local communities because of their religious beliefs and traditional rituals that run through several generations. Salvadora persica Read More …

CONSERVATION OF WILDLIFE IN GAUTAM BUDDHA SANCTUARY

CONSERVATION OF WILDLIFE IN GAUTAM BUDDHA SANCTUARY Anil Kumar P.G. Deptt. of Zoology, Major S.D. Singh P.G.College, Farrukhabad (U.P.), (C.S.J.M. University, Kanpur) anilkumar503@ sify.com Abstract: The Gautam Buddha Wildlife Sanctuary ( GBWS) was constituted in 1976 on the line of the Project Tiger and is located in the South-East part of Gaya District of Bihar State. It is one of the best faunal and floral area of Bihar. The GBWS is rich in term of biodiversity due to its unique Read More …