Biodiversity and Environment

by Aditya, A. K. & P. Haldar

ISBN: 9789354612268
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2022
Price : Rs. 9195.00
Biblio : xiii+249p., figs., plts., 25 cm

About The Book

The present book is an attempt to make the people acquainted throughly with the knowledge of ecosystem and the factors concerned with the deterioration of the environment and its valued resources with the view to plant and manage the developmental programmes in such a way that exploitation of natural resources may not upset the balance of nature.

Table of Contents

Contents Section I: Organismal Response/ Bioindicators; Radioecology by 21st century by Anjali Mookerjee; Responses of antioxidase and detoxifying enzymes of balanus balanoides and saccostrea cucullata collected from polluted and non-polluted zones of hooghly estuary by S Biswas, S Niyogi & A G Dutta; Inorganic mercury specifically binds to rat platelet membrane and initiates a cascade of actions by Shelley Bhattacharya, S Vinaya Kumar & R Bose; Impact of roadside soil extracts on germination and growth on phaseolus aureus roxb and dolichos biflorus L by V Roopashree & R K Somashekar; Heavy metal accumulation in fish: An assessment in sewage fed aquafarm of east calcutta, India by S C Santra & N Bano; Bioindicators for freshwater mussel, lamellidens marginalis (Lamarck) farming by A Biswas & S K Raut; Effect of industrial effluent on germination and growth of phaseolus aureus L by A G Malini Shetty & R K Somashekar; Section II: Human Impact on Ecosystem; Heavy metal pollution of subernarekha river: Its ecological impact on water quality and biota by J S Datta Munchi, A N Mishra & J Datta Munshi; Digestive enzymes in porcellio laevis (Isopoda: Crustacea) as indicator of heavy metal toxicity in soil by S Joy, S K Maity & V C Joy; Influence of environment factors on the SGR of catla catla grown in sewage ecosystme investigated with multiple regression analysis by A K Roy, M Rout, P K Saha & A K Datta; Impact of anthropogenic activities on hugli estuary with special reference to the distribution pattern of intertidal macrozoobenthos by S Paul, A Mitra & N C Nandi; Cumulative effect of bactericide and insecticides on nutrient release from leaf litter by detritivore soil arthropods by R Pramanik, K Sarkar & V C Joy; Importance of biodiversity by J R B Alfred; Section III: Invertebrate Biodiversity: Aquatic Environment; The problem of hydra photoresponse by C Taddei-Ferretti, C Musio, S Santillo & A Cotugno, Glimpses of the biodiversity of culicoides insects (Diptera: ceratopogonidae) in india by D Gangopadhyay & S K Dasgupta; Induced abnormalities and neoplasia in planarians, dugesia bengalensis, kawaskatsu by S Mitra & A K Aditya; The macroinvertebrate diversity of some urban wetlands of calcutta by M Mukherjii, S Paul & N C Nandi; Insect fauna associated with large waterhyacinth in fresh water wetlands of west bengal by D K Bhattacharya; Diversity in population composition of a medically important freshwater snail species lymnaea (Radix) acuminata (Lamarck) by T K Misra & S K Raut; Ecology and diversity of cladocerans in some calcutta wetlands by C Sinha & R A Khan; Macrophyte preference and insect diversity of freshwater wetlands in southeastern bengal by S Pal, S R Dey & D K Bhattacharya; Section IV: Invertebrate Biodiversity: Terrestrial Ecosystem; Diversity in soil mites (Acari) of west bengal by A K Sanyal & A K Bhaduri; Insect biodiversity in agroecosystem: Consequences of insecticide use and remedial role of integrated pest management by G T G