Aquatic Biodiversity in India: The Present Scenario

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Daya Publishing House, 2005 - Aquatic biodiversity - 369 pages
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The present book reflects the present scenario of Aquatic Biodiversity in India. The book includes 22 chapters contributed by eminent scientists, researchers and teachers, who all are leading authorities in the field of aquatic biodiversity. The book covers in depth analysis of aquatic flora and fauna, their present status in India, various threats to them and their conservation measures. The book forms a useful contribution for Limnologists, Zoologists, Botanists, Microbiologists, Environmentalists, Researchers, students of PG level and for the people engaged in the field of aquatic biodiversity. Contents Chapter 1: Sustainable Development and Conservation of Fish Genetic Biodiversity in India by U K Sarkar, D Kapoor and R Dayal; Chapter 2: Biodiversity of Cyanophytes and Bacteria Associated with Nitrogen Cycling in the Marine Environment by P K Pandey and C S Purushothaman; Chapter 3: Ornamental Fish Biodiversity of India by Archana Sinha; Chapter 4: Biodiversity of Aquatic Fauna of Mizoram: The Present Scenario by S N Ramanujam; Chapter 5: Resource Assessment and Potential of Hill Fisheries in Garhwal Himalayan Region of Uttaranchal: A Perspective by N K Agarwal, D R Khanna, B L Thapliyal and U S Rawat; Chapter 6: Present Status of Biodiversity and Strategies for Development of Wetlands in South Konkan in India by S G Yeragi and S S Yeragi; Chapter 7: Algal Communities in Papnash Pond Bidar Karnataka, India by N Shiddamallayya, S B Angadi and P C Patil; Chapter 8: Intertidal Region and Biodiversity by Amita Saxena; Chapter 9: Fish Fauna of the District Udham Singh Nagar with Some Recommendations for Improvement of Fisheries by S P Badola, Smita Badola and D R Khanna; Chapter 10: Role of Water Hyacinth and Other Aquatic Weeds in Wastewater Treatment: An Eco Friendly Approach Having Vast Potential by V Singhal and A Kumar; Chapter 11: Biotic Communities in Aquatic System by N Rai, S A Ansari, S Chauhan, Mukesh Ruhela and R Bhutiani; Chapter 12: Aquatic Diversity in Jharkhand with Reference to Macro Zoobenthos by Arvind Kumar and Chandan Bohra; Chapter 13: Study and Cultural Eutrophication in Relation to Plant Diversity of Wetland: Rathewshwar in Central Gujarat by Nirmal Kumar, J I Rita, N Kumar and Ira Bhatt; Chapter 14: Status of Aquatic Biodiversity of Bhimtal Lake in Kumaon Region (Uttaranchal) by Devendra S Malik; Chapter 15: Effect of Pulp and Paper Mills Effluent on Microbial Diversity of River Gola by Anil Kumar, Rajeev Rajput, R Bhutiani, Mukesh Ruhela and V Singhal; Chapter 16: Latitudinal Variation in Phytoplankton Assemblage by A Wanganeo, S Gagroo, A R Yousuf and R Wanganeo; Chapter 17: Studies on Biotic Diversity of Macro Invertebrates in Bihar River by U Awasthi and Ashok Awasthi; Chapter 18: Coastal Biodiversity of Maharashtra: An Insight by G N Kulkarni; Chapter 19: Biodiversity: A Present Scenario by Pramod Kumar Joshi; Chapter 20: Biodiversity and Conservation of Algae by Narendra Mohan and Jitendra Mohan; Chapter 21: Similarity Index of Phytoplankton Species of River Kunda at Khargone, Madhya Pradesh by S K Mahajan; Chapter 22: Limnological Assessment of Phytoplankton in a Reservoir of Khargon, Madhya Pradesh by S K Mahajan.

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