Indian Wildlife Resources Ecology and Development

by Sharma, B. D.

ISBN: 9789354611841
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2023
Price : Rs. 10195.00
Biblio : xii+278p., figs., plts., 23 cm

About The Book

The book is an edited form of many interesting contributions about the vanishing scenario of Indian Wildlife ecology, conservation and resource development. Several experts have given their contributions in this book on ecology, conservation economic and applied aspects of Indian wildlife resources and their development. Of the special interest are the contributions regarding the eco-diversity of wildlife resources, habitat conservation and management, birds of prey, barn owl ecology and conservation. The text also contains comprehensive contributions on wildlife pests, predators, parasites ecology and also ecotourism. In its present form the book combines the best features of both an invaluable reference and source book on the subject. It provides a base for future researches and also stimulates deep interest for wildlife conservation. It contains essential source material for the students, teachers and the researchers interested in Indian wildlife and Resource development.

Table of Contents

Section I: Ecology and Conservation of Wildlife Elements Chapter 1: Wilderness, Wildlife and Ecology: An Overview by B K Behura, Chapter 2: Why Conserve Wildlife? by B K Behura, Chapter 3: The Conservation of Snake Fauna of India by T S N Murthy, Chapter 4; Venomous Snakes of North-East India by R Mathew, Chapter 5: Are the Marine Turtles Threatened? The Indian Ocean Regional Scenario by A Yogamoorthy and D Selvi, Chapter 6: Diversity and Bio Ecology of Bird Life in Upper Reaches of the Neora Valley National Park, West Bengal, India by A Mukhopadhyay, D Das, G G Biswas and A K Mukherjee, Chapter 7: The Bioecology of Irrawaddy Dolphin Orcaella brevirostris (Cetacea: Orcaelidae) by B K Behura, Chapter 8: Widlife Health Management in India by B P Joshi, Chapter 9: Notes on Indian Birds of Prey by K D Singh, Chapter 10: Barn Owl: Ecology and Conservation by R Nagarajan, P Neelanarayanan and R Kankasabai, Chapter 11: A 20 Years Study of Sparrow Hawks in Britain by I Newton: A Guest Contribution, Chapter 12: Rhino Habitat in West Bengal by Tathagata Bhattacharayya and Jajati Bhattacharyya, Chapter 13: Jaipur Monkeys: Perspective of Ecology and Management by B Ram Manohar, Chapter 14: Eco-conservation of Hill Areas: The Challenges and Proposals by B D Sharma, Chapter 15: The Horse-shoe Crabs of the Orissa Coast by B K Behura. Section II: Wildlife Pests Predators and Predators Ecology Chapter 16: Predator Problems in Indian Wildlife and their Management by K K Gupta, Chapter 17: Indigenous Methods of Crop Protection from Wildlife Pests and Predators by Satish Kumar Sharma, Chapter 18: In Search of Filarial Infection in Indian Jungel Crow by R K Chatterjee and Shalija Misra. Section III: Wildlife Ecotourism, Economic and Applied Aspect Chapter 19: Eco-tourism for Conservation of Mountain Environment by R Yadav, Chapter 20: Potential of Non-Wood Forest Products in Improving the Tribal and Rural Economy by C L Goel and A K Sharma, Chapter 21: The Irula Venom Centre-India by Romulus Whaitaker and Harry Andrews, Chapter 22: Traditional Methods of Rodent Control Used by Tribals of Rajasthan by Satish Kumar Sharma, Chapter 23: Insects of Importance in Agro-Industry and Commerce by B K Behura.