Applied and Economic Zoology

by Rathoure, Ashok Kumar et al

ISBN: 9789351307594
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 10995.00
Biblio : xiii+310 p., figs., tabls., bib., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Ashok K. Rathoure shares his knowledge and experience in the field of Environment Impact Assessment with a doctoral degree in Bioremediation for M/s En-vision Group Surat. Previously he was associated with En-vision Enviro Engineers Pvt. Ltd. for EIA studies; Himachal Institute of Life Sciences Paonta and Beehive College of Ad. Studies Dehradun for teaching to Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and other biosciences subjects. He is also associated as Editor-in-Chief for Octa Journal of Environmental Research, Managing Editor for Octa Journal of Biosciences and Executive Editor for Scientific India Magazine. Dr. Nazneen Z. Deshmukh is working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Zoology, H.P.T. Arts and R.Y.K. Science College, Nasik (MS). She has about 5 years of teaching experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level. She is a gold medalist and topper of M.Sc. Zoology (2007) and she was awarded Ph.D. in Protozoology (2011) from Dr. B.A.M. University, Aurangabad. Dinesh Kumar has received his master degree in Biochemistry from Patna University in 2007, followed by Biochemistry from Vinayaka Mission University in 2009. He is pursuing Ph.D. in Biochemistry in UTU, Dehradun since Feb 2010. He has also received MBA in HR from Sikkim Manipal University. His area of research is Isolation of bioactive compound and antimicrobial properties. Presently, he is working as Senior Lecturer in Uttaranchal Dental and Medical Research Institute, Dehradun. He has more than 7 years of teaching experience. Rachna Goswami is working as Assistant Professor in Department of Zoology, Baba Ram Das Degree College, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. After completion of M.Sc. in Biotechnology from HNB Garhwal University, she joined C.C.S. University Meerut for B.Ed. She has also undergone training from N.B.R.I. Lucknow, I.V.R.I. Bareilly, IPCA Laboratory.

About The Book

Recently Applied and Economic Zoology has been included in national syllabus by UGC for undergraduates. The book examines insect pests, animal pests, natural enemies, beneficial insects, beneficial animals, agricultural chemicals and more. The current book is blueprint for undergraduate students to aware about our natural wild life and its economic importance. The book contains four chapters with illustrations and boxed materials. In the chapter 1, we have covered parasitology, in which we have deliberately discussed about parasites of domestic animals and human, structures, life cycles, pathogenicity, diseases, symptoms and it control. In chapter 2, we consciously talk about vectors and pests. Here, we covered life cycle and control of pest and vectors such as Gundhi bug, Sugarcane leafhopper, Rodents, Termites and Mosquitoes. Chapter 3 is about animal breeding and animal cultures. In this, we stared with basic introduction about breeding and culture, difference between them and then detailed discussion about Animals and Human Society, Animal Breeding, Genetic engineering applications in Animal Breeding, Breeding and Variation, Aquaculture, Pisciculture, Poultry farming, Sericulture, Apiculture, Lac-culture. The last chapter has wild life of India. In this chapter we provided detail for Wild Life Protection and Acts, Documentation of Wild Life, Rare, Endangered and Endemic species, Protected Area Network, Conservation of Wild Life, In-situ and Ex-situ conservation.

Table of Contents

Preface vii Acknowledgements ix 1. Parasitology 1 2. Vectors and Pests 52 3. Animal Breeding and Culture 97 4. Wild Life of India 211 Glossary 273 Bibliography 282 Appendices 292