Altitude and Seasonality of the Hymenopteran Insects Associated with High Altitude Forest

ALTITUDE AND SEASONALITY OF THE HYMENOPTERAN INSECTS ASSOCIATED WITH HIGH ALTITUDE FOREST OF NANDA DEVI BIOSPHERE RESERVE, WESTERN HIMALAYA, INDIA Kishor Kumar1, P.C. Joshi2, M.K. Arya3 and P. Nath2 1G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Development, Himachal Regional Center, Mohal-Kullu, 175 126, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh 2Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 3Department of Zoology, DSB, Campus College, Kuamun University, Nainital (Present address) Corresponding Author Email1: kishorkkothari5@gamil.com Received: 10-10-2018          Read More …

SEASONAL VARIATION IN DENSITY AND BIOMASS OF INSECTS IN NANDA DEVI BIOSPHERE RESERVE, INDIA

SEASONAL VARIATION IN DENSITY AND BIOMASS OF INSECTS IN NANDA DEVI BIOSPHERE RESERVE, INDIA Kishor Kumar1, P. C. Joshi2, Ritesh Joshi3 and Manoj Arya4 1G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Himachal Unit, Mohal-Kullu, 175 126, H.P 2Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidayalaya, Hardwar, Uttarakhand, India 3Conservation and Survey Division, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Indira Paryavaran Bhawn, New Delhi 4Departments of Zoology, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand [Corresponding author E-mail1: kishorkkothari5@gmail.com] Received: 06-10-2015 Accepted: 09-11-2015 Read More …

SECONDARY PRODUCTIVITY OF ENTOMOFAUNA IN FRUIT ORCHARDS OF DISTRICT NAINITAL

SECONDARY PRODUCTIVITY OF ENTOMOFAUNA IN FRUIT ORCHARDS OF DISTRICT NAINITAL, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA P.C. Joshi and Naveen C. Joshi Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar-249404, India. E-mail : ncjoshi83@yahoo.com Abstract: Secondary productivity of herbivorous insects in fruit orchards of Mukteshwar area of district Nainital was estimated. A total of 112 species of herbivorous insects belonging to 8 orders and 31 families were collected. The population density and biomass of insects ranged between 0.43 to 28.69 ha-1 and Read More …